Rush for TCB goods

  • Children from poor families queue with grown-ups for goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh at cheaper rates. A child leaves the queue after buying the products outside the railways ministry on Wednesday, Feb 9, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Children from poor families queue with grown-ups for goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh at cheaper rates. A child leaves the queue after buying the products outside the railways ministry on Wednesday, Feb 9, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Sonia Akter started waiting with her niece for goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh at cheaper prices at Palashi bend in Dhaka at 11am on Wednesday, Feb 9, 2022. It was 2pm, but the dealer was nowhere to be seen. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Sonia Akter started waiting with her niece for goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh at cheaper prices at Palashi bend in Dhaka at 11am on Wednesday, Feb 9, 2022. It was 2pm, but the dealer was nowhere to be seen. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh has no specific time to arrive with goods to sell at cheap prices at Palashsi bend in Dhaka. Sometimes he arrives at 11am. Some other days at 1pm. But people from low-income families start waiting early in the morning. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh has no specific time to arrive with goods to sell at cheap prices at Palashsi bend in Dhaka. Sometimes he arrives at 11am. Some other days at 1pm. But people from low-income families start waiting early in the morning. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman leaves after buying goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh at low cost following a long wait outside the railways ministry in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman leaves after buying goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh at low cost following a long wait outside the railways ministry in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman leaves after buying goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh at low cost following a long wait outside the railways ministry in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman leaves after buying goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh at low cost following a long wait outside the railways ministry in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People wait in queues for goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh on the cheap outside the railways ministry in Dhaka. They will get two kilograms of lentil, two kilograms of sugar and two litres of soybean oil. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People wait in queues for goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh on the cheap outside the railways ministry in Dhaka. They will get two kilograms of lentil, two kilograms of sugar and two litres of soybean oil. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Low-income people scramble to stand first in a queue for goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh outside the railways ministry in Dhaka. The crowds are equally packed in the queues for men and women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Low-income people scramble to stand first in a queue for goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh outside the railways ministry in Dhaka. The crowds are equally packed in the queues for men and women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Low-income people scramble to stand first in a queue for goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh outside the railways ministry in Dhaka. The crowds are equally packed in the queues for men and women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Low-income people scramble to stand first in a queue for goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh outside the railways ministry in Dhaka. The crowds are equally packed in the queues for men and women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Low-income people scramble to stand first in a queue for goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh outside the railways ministry in Dhaka. The crowds are equally packed in the queues for men and women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Low-income people scramble to stand first in a queue for goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh outside the railways ministry in Dhaka. The crowds are equally packed in the queues for men and women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A dealer with a truck of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh sells products at low cost in front of the Secretariat’s gate No. 5 in Dhaka. Some of the customers jumped onto the bumper while others ran after the truck moved to another place to free the street amid a traffic jam. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A dealer with a truck of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh sells products at low cost in front of the Secretariat’s gate No. 5 in Dhaka. Some of the customers jumped onto the bumper while others ran after the truck moved to another place to free the street amid a traffic jam. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A dealer with a truck of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh sells products at low cost in front of the Secretariat’s gate No. 5 in Dhaka. Some of the customers jumped onto the bumper while others ran after the truck moved to another place to free the street amid a traffic jam. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A dealer with a truck of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh sells products at low cost in front of the Secretariat’s gate No. 5 in Dhaka. Some of the customers jumped onto the bumper while others ran after the truck moved to another place to free the street amid a traffic jam. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Low-income people scramble to stand first in a queue for goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh outside the railways ministry in Dhaka. The crowds are equally packed in the queues for men and women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Low-income people scramble to stand first in a queue for goods sold by a dealer of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh outside the railways ministry in Dhaka. The crowds are equally packed in the queues for men and women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi