Last-minute preparations at churches

  • The decorations at the Holy Rosary Church at Dhaka’s Tejgaon include a Christmas tree. Photo taken on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    The decorations at the Holy Rosary Church at Dhaka’s Tejgaon include a Christmas tree. Photo taken on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • The decorations at the Holy Rosary Church at Dhaka’s Tejgaon include a Christmas tree. Photo taken on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    The decorations at the Holy Rosary Church at Dhaka’s Tejgaon include a Christmas tree. Photo taken on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A depiction of Santa Claus as decoration on the Christmas tree at Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A depiction of Santa Claus as decoration on the Christmas tree at Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A man arrives at Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church with his son to see preparations for Christmas. Photo taken on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A man arrives at Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church with his son to see preparations for Christmas. Photo taken on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • The Rapid Action Battalion is deployed for security on Christmas at Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    The Rapid Action Battalion is deployed for security on Christmas at Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Christmas decorations at Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church include a barn with effigies of Mother Mary, Joseph, three scholars, a shepherd and several animals to portray the time of Jesus’ birth. Photo taken on Friday, Dec, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Christmas decorations at Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church include a barn with effigies of Mother Mary, Joseph, three scholars, a shepherd and several animals to portray the time of Jesus’ birth. Photo taken on Friday, Dec, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • The prayer room at Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church is decorated for Christmas on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    The prayer room at Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church is decorated for Christmas on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A depiction of Jesus in the lap of Mother Mary in front of Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church. Photo taken on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A depiction of Jesus in the lap of Mother Mary in front of Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church. Photo taken on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Sisters decorate the prayer room of Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church with flowers on Friday, Dec 24, 2021, on Christmas Eve. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Sisters decorate the prayer room of Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church with flowers on Friday, Dec 24, 2021, on Christmas Eve. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A depiction of Santa Claus as decoration on the Christmas tree at Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A depiction of Santa Claus as decoration on the Christmas tree at Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church is bedecked with lights on Friday, Dec 24, 2021 on Christmas Eve. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Tejgaon’s Holy Rosary Church is bedecked with lights on Friday, Dec 24, 2021 on Christmas Eve. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A symbolic barn depicting the birth of Jesus has been set up at Kakrail’s St Mary’s Cathedral. Photo taken on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A symbolic barn depicting the birth of Jesus has been set up at Kakrail’s St Mary’s Cathedral. Photo taken on Friday, Dec 24, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu