16 October, 2021

  • Roads are largely clear of traffic in Chattogram’s Andarkilla on Saturday, October 16, 2021 after the Hindu, Buddhist and Christian Unity Council called a general strike to protest attacks on puja venues. Photo: Mitoon Chowdhury

    Roads are largely clear of traffic in Chattogram’s Andarkilla on Saturday, October 16, 2021 after the Hindu, Buddhist and Christian Unity Council called a general strike to protest attacks on puja venues. Photo: Mitoon Chowdhury

  • Roads are largely clear of traffic, but there are plenty of pedestrians out and about in Chattogram on Saturday, October 16, 2021 after the Hindu, Buddhist and Christian Unity Council called a general strike to protest attacks on puja venues. Photo: Mitoon Chowdhury

    Roads are largely clear of traffic, but there are plenty of pedestrians out and about in Chattogram on Saturday, October 16, 2021 after the Hindu, Buddhist and Christian Unity Council called a general strike to protest attacks on puja venues. Photo: Mitoon Chowdhury

  • Roads are largely clear of traffic, but there are plenty of pedestrians out and about in Chattogram on Saturday, October 16, 2021 after the Hindu, Buddhist and Christian Unity Council called a general strike to protest attacks on puja venues. Photo: Mitoon Chowdhury

    Roads are largely clear of traffic, but there are plenty of pedestrians out and about in Chattogram on Saturday, October 16, 2021 after the Hindu, Buddhist and Christian Unity Council called a general strike to protest attacks on puja venues. Photo: Mitoon Chowdhury

  • Passengers wait for a bus for a long time at Bangla Motor in Dhaka as vehicles get stuck in traffic jams on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, although it is a weekly holiday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Passengers wait for a bus for a long time at Bangla Motor in Dhaka as vehicles get stuck in traffic jams on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, although it is a weekly holiday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Passengers wait for a bus for a long time at Bangla Motor in Dhaka as vehicles get stuck in traffic jams on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, although it is a weekly holiday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Passengers wait for a bus for a long time at Bangla Motor in Dhaka as vehicles get stuck in traffic jams on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, although it is a weekly holiday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Members of youth, women and student fronts of the Nagorik Oikya carry kitchen utensils during a protest against a rise in prices of essential commodities in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Members of youth, women and student fronts of the Nagorik Oikya carry kitchen utensils during a protest against a rise in prices of essential commodities in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Members of youth, women and student fronts of the Nagorik Oikya carry kitchen utensils during a protest against a rise in prices of essential commodities in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Members of youth, women and student fronts of the Nagorik Oikya carry kitchen utensils during a protest against a rise in prices of essential commodities in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Sammilito Sangskritik Jote organises a rally at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, in protest against attacks on Durga Puja venues. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Sammilito Sangskritik Jote organises a rally at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, in protest against attacks on Durga Puja venues. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Sammilito Sangskritik Jote organises a rally at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, in protest against attacks on Durga Puja venues. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Sammilito Sangskritik Jote organises a rally at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, in protest against attacks on Durga Puja venues. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Members of Sammilito Jatiya Jote demonstrate outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, demanding amendment to the law on the registration of political parties.

    Members of Sammilito Jatiya Jote demonstrate outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, demanding amendment to the law on the registration of political parties.

  • Jago Hindu Parishad holds a rally outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, in protest against attacks on Durga Puja venues in parts of Bangladesh.

    Jago Hindu Parishad holds a rally outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, in protest against attacks on Durga Puja venues in parts of Bangladesh.

  • Members of Sammilito Jatiya Jote demonstrate outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, demanding amendment to the law on the registration of political parties.

    Members of Sammilito Jatiya Jote demonstrate outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, demanding amendment to the law on the registration of political parties.