Preparations still on as book fair opens

  • Visitors crowd the entrance of the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on its opening day on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Visitors crowd the entrance of the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on its opening day on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Young men and women browse books at a stall of the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day of the event on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Young men and women browse books at a stall of the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day of the event on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers sort books at a stall of the Amar Ekushy Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers sort books at a stall of the Amar Ekushy Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Children browse books at a stall of the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day of the event on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Children browse books at a stall of the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day of the event on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers sort books at a stall of the Amar Ekushy Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers sort books at a stall of the Amar Ekushy Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Although the organisers have made COVID-19 vaccine certificate mandatory for entry to the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka, the authorities only checked the body temperature of visitors at the entrance on the opening day of the event on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Although the organisers have made COVID-19 vaccine certificate mandatory for entry to the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka, the authorities only checked the body temperature of visitors at the entrance on the opening day of the event on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Although the organisers have made COVID-19 vaccine certificate mandatory for entry to the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka, the authorities only checked the body temperature of visitors at the entrance on the opening day of the event on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Although the organisers have made COVID-19 vaccine certificate mandatory for entry to the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka, the authorities only checked the body temperature of visitors at the entrance on the opening day of the event on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman browses books at a stall of the Amar Ekushy Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman browses books at a stall of the Amar Ekushy Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers sort books at a stall of the Amar Ekushy Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers sort books at a stall of the Amar Ekushy Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers sort books at a stall of the Amar Ekushy Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers sort books at a stall of the Amar Ekushy Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers paint a stall of the Amar Ekushy Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day of the event on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. The opening of the fair has been delayed by 15 days due to the coronavirus pandemic this year. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers paint a stall of the Amar Ekushy Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day of the event on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. The opening of the fair has been delayed by 15 days due to the coronavirus pandemic this year. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers paint a stall of the Amar Ekushy Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day of the event on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. The opening of the fair has been delayed by 15 days due to the coronavirus pandemic this year. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers paint a stall of the Amar Ekushy Book Fair in Dhaka on the opening day of the event on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. The opening of the fair has been delayed by 15 days due to the coronavirus pandemic this year. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Some publishers are still preparing their stalls even as the Amar Ekushey Book Fair opened in Dhaka on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022 after a 15-day delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Some publishers are still preparing their stalls even as the Amar Ekushey Book Fair opened in Dhaka on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022 after a 15-day delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Some publishers are still preparing their stalls even as the Amar Ekushey Book Fair opened in Dhaka on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022 after a 15-day delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Some publishers are still preparing their stalls even as the Amar Ekushey Book Fair opened in Dhaka on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022 after a 15-day delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates the Amar Ekushey Book Fair via video conferencing from the Ganabhaban on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: PMO

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates the Amar Ekushey Book Fair via video conferencing from the Ganabhaban on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022. Photo: PMO