Blanket sale peaks in Dhaka

  • Colourful blankets are on display at the Bangabazar wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria as sale peaks ahead of winter. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Colourful blankets are on display at the Bangabazar wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria as sale peaks ahead of winter. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Shopkeepers putting colourful blankets on display at a shop at the Bangabazar wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Shopkeepers putting colourful blankets on display at a shop at the Bangabazar wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A retailer checks blankets at the Bangabazar wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria. People can buy blankets at retail prices as well. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A retailer checks blankets at the Bangabazar wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria. People can buy blankets at retail prices as well. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A trader checks blankets at Annexco Tower wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A trader checks blankets at Annexco Tower wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Colourful blankets are on display at a shop at the Bangabazar wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Colourful blankets are on display at a shop at the Bangabazar wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A retailer packaging blankets at the Bangabazar wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria. The prices of foreign and locally made colourful blankets vary from Tk 100 to Tk 1,200 based on the size and quality at the wholesale market. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A retailer packaging blankets at the Bangabazar wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria. The prices of foreign and locally made colourful blankets vary from Tk 100 to Tk 1,200 based on the size and quality at the wholesale market. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Blankets for delivery to different parts of Bangladesh are kept outside Annexco Tower wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Blankets for delivery to different parts of Bangladesh are kept outside Annexco Tower wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man pedals a rickshaw-van carrying blankets to the Bangabazar wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria from Narayanganj. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man pedals a rickshaw-van carrying blankets to the Bangabazar wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria from Narayanganj. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A retailer carries blankets from the Bangabazar wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria as demand peaks ahead of winter. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A retailer carries blankets from the Bangabazar wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria as demand peaks ahead of winter. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A retailer carries blankets from the Bangabazar wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria as demand peaks ahead of winter. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A retailer carries blankets from the Bangabazar wholesale market in Dhaka’s Fulbaria as demand peaks ahead of winter. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove