Students return to the Dhaka University campus

  • A student carries a cage with a pet bird to Dhaka University’s Ruqayyah Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021. The residential halls are reopening after a year-and-a-half long shutdown due to the pandemic. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A student carries a cage with a pet bird to Dhaka University’s Ruqayyah Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021. The residential halls are reopening after a year-and-a-half long shutdown due to the pandemic. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A student enters Dhaka University’s Ruqayyah Hall dragging her trolley bag on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A student enters Dhaka University’s Ruqayyah Hall dragging her trolley bag on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • The residential halls of Dhaka University have reopened after a year-and-a-half shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. Students brought their luggage on buses, rickshaw vans and other vehicles to the university’s Ruqayyah Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    The residential halls of Dhaka University have reopened after a year-and-a-half shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. Students brought their luggage on buses, rickshaw vans and other vehicles to the university’s Ruqayyah Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A student washes her hands before entering Dhaka University’s Ruqayyah Hall in accordance with the health and safety rules for the campus on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A student washes her hands before entering Dhaka University’s Ruqayyah Hall in accordance with the health and safety rules for the campus on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Students returning to Dhaka University’s Ruqayyah Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021, are greeted with masks, flowers and chocolate by the university administration. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Students returning to Dhaka University’s Ruqayyah Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021, are greeted with masks, flowers and chocolate by the university administration. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Students returning to Dhaka University’s Ruqayyah Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021, are greeted with masks, flowers and chocolate by the university administration. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Students returning to Dhaka University’s Ruqayyah Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021, are greeted with masks, flowers and chocolate by the university administration. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A student enters Dhaka University’s Ruqayyah Hall dragging her trolley bag on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A student enters Dhaka University’s Ruqayyah Hall dragging her trolley bag on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A student returns to Dhaka University’s Ekattor Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021 after a year-and-a-half shutdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A student returns to Dhaka University’s Ekattor Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021 after a year-and-a-half shutdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Dhaka University Vice Chancellor Md Akhtaruzzaman speaks to the media after inspecting Dhaka University’s Bijoy Ekattor Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dhaka University Vice Chancellor Md Akhtaruzzaman speaks to the media after inspecting Dhaka University’s Bijoy Ekattor Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Students return to Dhaka University’s Bijoy Ekattor Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021 by rickshaw after a year-and-a-half shutdown due to the COVID pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students return to Dhaka University’s Bijoy Ekattor Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021 by rickshaw after a year-and-a-half shutdown due to the COVID pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Students enter the gates Dhaka University’s Bijoy Ekattor Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021 after a prolonged break due to the COVID pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students enter the gates Dhaka University’s Bijoy Ekattor Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021 after a prolonged break due to the COVID pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Students return to Dhaka University’s Bijoy Ekattor Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021 by rickshaw after a year-and-a-half shutdown due to the COVID pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students return to Dhaka University’s Bijoy Ekattor Hall on Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021 by rickshaw after a year-and-a-half shutdown due to the COVID pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi