Security at puja venues tightened after violence

  • Police conducted searches on visitors to Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka before allowing them to enter during Durga Puja on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police conducted searches on visitors to Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka before allowing them to enter during Durga Puja on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Devotees pray at Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka on Nabami during Durga Puga on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Devotees pray at Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka on Nabami during Durga Puga on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Devotees pray before an idol of goddess Durga in Dhaka’s Azimpur Government Quarters on Nabami on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Devotees pray before an idol of goddess Durga in Dhaka’s Azimpur Government Quarters on Nabami on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Police presence is increased at the Durga Puja venue in Dhaka’s Azimpur Government Quarters on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police presence is increased at the Durga Puja venue in Dhaka’s Azimpur Government Quarters on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A priest worships goddess Durga at the puja venue at Krishibid Institute in Dhaka’s Khamarbari on Thursday, October 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A priest worships goddess Durga at the puja venue at Krishibid Institute in Dhaka’s Khamarbari on Thursday, October 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Police search visitors at the entrance of the Durga Puja venue at Krishibid Institute in Dhaka’s Khamarbari on Nabami on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police search visitors at the entrance of the Durga Puja venue at Krishibid Institute in Dhaka’s Khamarbari on Nabami on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Policemen provide security at a puja venue arranged at Krishibid Institute in Dhaka’s Khamarbari on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Policemen provide security at a puja venue arranged at Krishibid Institute in Dhaka’s Khamarbari on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove