Is it a lockdown?

  • A view of SAARC Fountain intersection in Dhaka’s Karwan Bazar on Sunday, Aug 8, 2021, the 17th day of a nationwide coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A view of SAARC Fountain intersection in Dhaka’s Karwan Bazar on Sunday, Aug 8, 2021, the 17th day of a nationwide coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Cars are stuck in traffic congestion in Dhaka’s Panthapath on Sunday, Aug 8, 2021, the 17th day of a nationwide coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Cars are stuck in traffic congestion in Dhaka’s Panthapath on Sunday, Aug 8, 2021, the 17th day of a nationwide coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Cars plied Airport Road in Dhaka as if it was a normal day on Sunday, Aug 8, 2021, the 17th day of a nationwide coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Cars plied Airport Road in Dhaka as if it was a normal day on Sunday, Aug 8, 2021, the 17th day of a nationwide coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Cars plied Airport Road in Dhaka as if it was a normal day on Sunday, Aug 8, 2021, the 17th day of a nationwide coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Cars plied Airport Road in Dhaka as if it was a normal day on Sunday, Aug 8, 2021, the 17th day of a nationwide coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Cars plied Airport Road in Dhaka as if it was a normal day on Sunday, Aug 8, 2021, the 17th day of a nationwide coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Cars plied Airport Road in Dhaka as if it was a normal day on Sunday, Aug 8, 2021, the 17th day of a nationwide coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The number of cars on Bijoy Sarani in Dhaka belies the fact that a nationwide coronavirus lockdown was in force on Sunday, Aug 8, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The number of cars on Bijoy Sarani in Dhaka belies the fact that a nationwide coronavirus lockdown was in force on Sunday, Aug 8, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The number of cars on Bijoy Sarani in Dhaka belies the fact that a nationwide coronavirus lockdown was in force on Sunday, Aug 8, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The number of cars on Bijoy Sarani in Dhaka belies the fact that a nationwide coronavirus lockdown was in force on Sunday, Aug 8, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove