March 28, 2022

  • Hatirjheel water-taxi service is a transportation mode of choice for the residents of West Rampura and Banasree as it spares them from the hectic traffic on roads. Gulshan office-goers can travel to their workplaces without hassle on water-taxis, lining up in long queues every morning. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hatirjheel water-taxi service is a transportation mode of choice for the residents of West Rampura and Banasree as it spares them from the hectic traffic on roads. Gulshan office-goers can travel to their workplaces without hassle on water-taxis, lining up in long queues every morning. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Hatirjheel water-taxi service is a transportation mode of choice for the residents of West Rampura and Banasree as it spares them from the hectic traffic on roads. Gulshan office-goers can travel to their workplaces without hassle on water-taxis, lining up in long queues every morning. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hatirjheel water-taxi service is a transportation mode of choice for the residents of West Rampura and Banasree as it spares them from the hectic traffic on roads. Gulshan office-goers can travel to their workplaces without hassle on water-taxis, lining up in long queues every morning. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Members of the Left Democratic Alliance, which called a half-day strike on Monday, Mar 28, 2022 halted traffic at Paltan intersection in the morning to protest against the rising prices of daily essentials

    Members of the Left Democratic Alliance, which called a half-day strike on Monday, Mar 28, 2022 halted traffic at Paltan intersection in the morning to protest against the rising prices of daily essentials

  • Leaders and activists of the Left Democratic Alliance lie down on the street at Paltan intersection during a half-day strike called to protest the rising prices of daily necessities on Monday, Mar 28, 2022.

    Leaders and activists of the Left Democratic Alliance lie down on the street at Paltan intersection during a half-day strike called to protest the rising prices of daily necessities on Monday, Mar 28, 2022.

  • Citizens began walking to their destinations as the Left Democratic Alliance halts traffic at Shahbagh intersection to protest against the soaring price of essential commodities on Monday, Mar 28, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Citizens began walking to their destinations as the Left Democratic Alliance halts traffic at Shahbagh intersection to protest against the soaring price of essential commodities on Monday, Mar 28, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Members of the Left Democratic Alliance, which called a half-day strike on Monday, Mar 28, 2022 halted traffic at Shahbagh intersection in the morning to protest against the rising prices of daily essentials. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Members of the Left Democratic Alliance, which called a half-day strike on Monday, Mar 28, 2022 halted traffic at Shahbagh intersection in the morning to protest against the rising prices of daily essentials. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Members of the Left Democratic Alliance hold a rally during a half-day strike on Monday, Mar 28, 2022 at Dhaka’s Shahbagh intersection to protest against the rising prices of daily essentials. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Members of the Left Democratic Alliance hold a rally during a half-day strike on Monday, Mar 28, 2022 at Dhaka’s Shahbagh intersection to protest against the rising prices of daily essentials. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Members of the Left Democratic Alliance set tires on fire at Shahbagh to protest against the rising price of daily essentials on Monday, Mar 28, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Members of the Left Democratic Alliance set tires on fire at Shahbagh to protest against the rising price of daily essentials on Monday, Mar 28, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Left Democratic Alliance called a half-day strike on Monday, Mar 28, 2022 to protest against soaring prices of essential commodities. It had little effect on the traffic in Dhaka, though alliance activists took position at Shahbbagh intersection to voice their concerns and demands. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Left Democratic Alliance called a half-day strike on Monday, Mar 28, 2022 to protest against soaring prices of essential commodities. It had little effect on the traffic in Dhaka, though alliance activists took position at Shahbbagh intersection to voice their concerns and demands. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi