Streets cluttered with public transports

  • Buses competing to pick up passengers by racing each other is a common sight in Dhaka. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Buses competing to pick up passengers by racing each other is a common sight in Dhaka. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Some buses are missing the cover of their fuel tanks and are at constant risk of a mishap. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Some buses are missing the cover of their fuel tanks and are at constant risk of a mishap. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Some buses are missing the cover of their fuel tanks and are at constant risk of a mishap. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Some buses are missing the cover of their fuel tanks and are at constant risk of a mishap. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The names on the side of some buses are fading due to decaying paintwork, yet they are running freely on the streets everyday. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The names on the side of some buses are fading due to decaying paintwork, yet they are running freely on the streets everyday. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The names on the side of some buses are fading due to decaying paintwork, yet they are running freely on the streets everyday. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The names on the side of some buses are fading due to decaying paintwork, yet they are running freely on the streets everyday. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Some buses plying the streets of Dhaka are missing rear bumpers. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Some buses plying the streets of Dhaka are missing rear bumpers. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Some buses plying the streets of Dhaka are missing rear bumpers. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Some buses plying the streets of Dhaka are missing rear bumpers. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The streets of Dhaka are filled with buses containing decaying paintwork and rusty dents across the bodies. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The streets of Dhaka are filled with buses containing decaying paintwork and rusty dents across the bodies. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The streets of Dhaka are filled with buses containing decaying paintwork and rusty dents across the bodies. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The streets of Dhaka are filled with buses containing decaying paintwork and rusty dents across the bodies. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • While racing for supremacy on the roads, buses nudge each other regularly, which is apparent in their deteriorating paintwork. It’s hard to say whether any of the buses have proper fitness for purpose. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    While racing for supremacy on the roads, buses nudge each other regularly, which is apparent in their deteriorating paintwork. It’s hard to say whether any of the buses have proper fitness for purpose. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • While racing for supremacy on the roads, buses nudge each other regularly, which is apparent in their deteriorating paintwork. It’s hard to say whether any of the buses have proper fitness for purpose. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    While racing for supremacy on the roads, buses nudge each other regularly, which is apparent in their deteriorating paintwork. It’s hard to say whether any of the buses have proper fitness for purpose. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • While racing for supremacy on the roads, buses nudge each other regularly, which is apparent in their deteriorating paintwork. It’s hard to say whether any of the buses have proper fitness for purpose. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    While racing for supremacy on the roads, buses nudge each other regularly, which is apparent in their deteriorating paintwork. It’s hard to say whether any of the buses have proper fitness for purpose. Photo taken on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A bus tries to overtake another at Mirpur Road’s College Gate area on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Buses racing each other are a common sight on the streets of Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A bus tries to overtake another at Mirpur Road’s College Gate area on Monday, Dec 13, 2021. Buses racing each other are a common sight on the streets of Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Students took to the streets after the death of two of their fellows in crashes recently, but the protests changed little for public transports as they continue racing on the roads, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Students took to the streets after the death of two of their fellows in crashes recently, but the protests changed little for public transports as they continue racing on the roads, Dec 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove