Workers return to Dhaka in lockdown

  • Pickup vans, packed with passengers on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway, entered Dhaka through Shonir Akhra on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Pickup vans, packed with passengers on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway, entered Dhaka through Shonir Akhra on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Pickup vans, packed with passengers on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway, entered Dhaka through Shonir Akhra on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Pickup vans, packed with passengers on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway, entered Dhaka through Shonir Akhra on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Pickups and rickshaw-vans, packed with passengers on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway, entered Dhaka through Shonir Akhra on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Pickups and rickshaw-vans, packed with passengers on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway, entered Dhaka through Shonir Akhra on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rickshaw-vans, crammed with passengers on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway, entered Dhaka through Shaonir Akhra on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rickshaw-vans, crammed with passengers on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway, entered Dhaka through Shaonir Akhra on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rickshaw-vans ruled the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Shonir Akhra to carry passengers into Dhaka on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rickshaw-vans ruled the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Shonir Akhra to carry passengers into Dhaka on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rickshaw-vans ruled the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Shonir Akhra to carry passengers into Dhaka on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rickshaw-vans ruled the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Shonir Akhra to carry passengers into Dhaka on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka-bound passengers waiting for transports on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka-bound passengers waiting for transports on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many travellers walked on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard after failing to catch a ride amid the coronavirus lockdown on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many travellers walked on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Signboard after failing to catch a ride amid the coronavirus lockdown on Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 after the government allowed export-oriented factories to reopen. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove