Arial Beel’s pumpkins on sale

  • A man is busy arranging sweet pumpkins grown in Munshiganj’s Arial Beel at Shyambazar Ghat in Old Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man is busy arranging sweet pumpkins grown in Munshiganj’s Arial Beel at Shyambazar Ghat in Old Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Sweet pumpkins are arranged in stacks for wholesale at Shyambazar Ghat in Old Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Sweet pumpkins are arranged in stacks for wholesale at Shyambazar Ghat in Old Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Sweet pumpkins are arranged in stacks for wholesale at Shyambazar Ghat in Old Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Sweet pumpkins are arranged in stacks for wholesale at Shyambazar Ghat in Old Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man is busy arranging sweet pumpkins grown in Munshiganj’s Arial Beel at Shyambazar Ghat in Old Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man is busy arranging sweet pumpkins grown in Munshiganj’s Arial Beel at Shyambazar Ghat in Old Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Sweet pumpkins are arranged in stacks according to size at Shyambazar Ghat in Old Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Sweet pumpkins are arranged in stacks according to size at Shyambazar Ghat in Old Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Each sweet pumpkin is sold for Tk 30-120 depending on the size and quality at Shyambazar Ghat in Old Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Each sweet pumpkin is sold for Tk 30-120 depending on the size and quality at Shyambazar Ghat in Old Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Wholesalers crowd at Shyambazar Ghat in Old Dhaka to buy sweet pumpkins. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Wholesalers crowd at Shyambazar Ghat in Old Dhaka to buy sweet pumpkins. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Although it is a wholesale market, sweet pumpkins are also available for retail purchase at Shyambazar Ghat in Old Dhaka. A man is seen leaving the Ghat area after buying pumpkins. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Although it is a wholesale market, sweet pumpkins are also available for retail purchase at Shyambazar Ghat in Old Dhaka. A man is seen leaving the Ghat area after buying pumpkins. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove