Commuters desperate to get home

  • A long tailback of vehicles stretches from Bijoy Sarani traffic signal to Farmgate in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A long tailback of vehicles stretches from Bijoy Sarani traffic signal to Farmgate in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Hundreds of commuters wait for a transport to return home after work in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, October 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hundreds of commuters wait for a transport to return home after work in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, October 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Desperate commuters scramble to get on buses to Uttara and Gazipur amid a shortage of public transport in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Desperate commuters scramble to get on buses to Uttara and Gazipur amid a shortage of public transport in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Desperate commuters scramble to get on buses to Uttara and Gazipur amid a shortage of public transport in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Desperate commuters scramble to get on buses to Uttara and Gazipur amid a shortage of public transport in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Desperate commuters scramble to get on buses to Uttara and Gazipur amid a shortage of public transport in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Desperate commuters scramble to get on buses to Uttara and Gazipur amid a shortage of public transport in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Desperate commuters scramble to get on a bus by risking their lives amid a shortage of public transport in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Desperate commuters scramble to get on a bus by risking their lives amid a shortage of public transport in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Desperate commuters scramble to get on a bus by risking their lives amid a shortage of public transport in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Desperate commuters scramble to get on a bus by risking their lives amid a shortage of public transport in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Desperate commuters scramble to get on a bus by risking their lives amid a shortage of public transport in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Desperate commuters scramble to get on a bus by risking their lives amid a shortage of public transport in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Commuters wait for buses amid a shortage of public transport in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Commuters wait for buses amid a shortage of public transport in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Commuters wait for buses amid a shortage of public transport in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Commuters wait for buses amid a shortage of public transport in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Saturday, Oct 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi