Brickfields operations in full swing

  • Workers in the brickfields on the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Kuchiyamara area of Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan Upazila are busy during the brick-making season. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers in the brickfields on the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Kuchiyamara area of Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan Upazila are busy during the brick-making season. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Brick kilns across the country operate at full capacity during the dry season. Smoke can be seen billowing from the kilns on the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan Upazila. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Brick kilns across the country operate at full capacity during the dry season. Smoke can be seen billowing from the kilns on the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan Upazila. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers prepare clay to make bricks at a brickfield on the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan Upazila. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers prepare clay to make bricks at a brickfield on the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan Upazila. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers prepare clay to make bricks at a brickfield on the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan Upazila. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers prepare clay to make bricks at a brickfield on the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan Upazila. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers make bricks by moulding clay at a brickfield on the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan Upazila. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers make bricks by moulding clay at a brickfield on the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan Upazila. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Raw bricks are dried in the sun before they are burnt at a brickfield on the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan Upazila. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Raw bricks are dried in the sun before they are burnt at a brickfield on the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan Upazila. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dried bricks are arranged in stacks before burning at a brickfield situated on the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan Upazila. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dried bricks are arranged in stacks before burning at a brickfield situated on the banks of the Dhaleshwari River in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan Upazila. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove