The brickfields dotting Dhaka

  • Several brick kilns line the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Keraniganj.

    Several brick kilns line the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Keraniganj.

  • With the arrival of winter, brick kilns have been fired up and they are emitting a lot of black smoke. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    With the arrival of winter, brick kilns have been fired up and they are emitting a lot of black smoke. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Brick kilns are operating again as the monsoon has ended. Many of them have been built on the banks of the river Dhaleshwari in Keraniganj. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Brick kilns are operating again as the monsoon has ended. Many of them have been built on the banks of the river Dhaleshwari in Keraniganj. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Several brick kilns line the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Keraniganj.

    Several brick kilns line the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Keraniganj.

  • Work has started again in the brick kilns of Keraniganj. Many labourers are working at full throttle as the kilns were shut for a long time. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Work has started again in the brick kilns of Keraniganj. Many labourers are working at full throttle as the kilns were shut for a long time. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Work has started again in the brick kilns of Keraniganj. Many labourers are working at full throttle as the kilns were shut for a long time. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Work has started again in the brick kilns of Keraniganj. Many labourers are working at full throttle as the kilns were shut for a long time. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Several brick kilns line the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Keraniganj. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Several brick kilns line the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Keraniganj. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • With the arrival of winter, brick kilns have been fired up and they are emitting a lot of black smoke. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    With the arrival of winter, brick kilns have been fired up and they are emitting a lot of black smoke. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi