May 25, 2022

  • A large amount of waste, including plastic bottles, is thrown into the Buriganga River on a regular basis. Some people make a living by recycling these plastic bottles. Some pick them up from the river’s shores, while others use boats to collect them. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A large amount of waste, including plastic bottles, is thrown into the Buriganga River on a regular basis. Some people make a living by recycling these plastic bottles. Some pick them up from the river’s shores, while others use boats to collect them. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A large amount of waste, including plastic bottles, is thrown into the Buriganga River on a regular basis. Some people make a living by recycling these plastic bottles. Some pick them up from the river’s shores, while others use boats to collect them. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A large amount of waste, including plastic bottles, is thrown into the Buriganga River on a regular basis. Some people make a living by recycling these plastic bottles. Some pick them up from the river’s shores, while others use boats to collect them. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Torrential rain leaves Dhaka’s Hatirjheel waterlogged on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, as the drainage system on the road was blocked due to abandoned leaves and plastic wastes. Two youths unblock the drainage system while travelling to Hatirjheel during the rain. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Torrential rain leaves Dhaka’s Hatirjheel waterlogged on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, as the drainage system on the road was blocked due to abandoned leaves and plastic wastes. Two youths unblock the drainage system while travelling to Hatirjheel during the rain. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Torrential rain temporarily leaves Dhaka’s Hatirjheel waterlogged on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Torrential rain temporarily leaves Dhaka’s Hatirjheel waterlogged on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Torrential rain temporarily leaves Dhaka’s Hatirjheel waterlogged on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Torrential rain temporarily leaves Dhaka’s Hatirjheel waterlogged on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An afternoon shower leaves Old Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road waterlogged, forcing students to tread through filthy water to return home on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    An afternoon shower leaves Old Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road waterlogged, forcing students to tread through filthy water to return home on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • An afternoon shower leaves Old Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road waterlogged, forcing students to tread through filthy water to return home on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    An afternoon shower leaves Old Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road waterlogged, forcing students to tread through filthy water to return home on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • An afternoon shower leaves Old Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road waterlogged, forcing students to tread through filthy water to return home on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    An afternoon shower leaves Old Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road waterlogged, forcing students to tread through filthy water to return home on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Unrelenting rain for several hours always pools up water at Old Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Unrelenting rain for several hours always pools up water at Old Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Water clogged up Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road and nearby areas after an hour-long heavy downpour on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Water clogged up Dhaka’s Kazi Alauddin Road and nearby areas after an hour-long heavy downpour on Wednesday, May 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Revolutionary Workers Party hold a procession in front of the National Press Club to protest against the rising prices of essential commodities on Wednesday, May 23, 2022.

    Revolutionary Workers Party hold a procession in front of the National Press Club to protest against the rising prices of essential commodities on Wednesday, May 23, 2022.

  • Revolutionary Workers Party hold a procession in front of the National Press Club to protest against the rising prices of essential commodities on Wednesday, May 23, 2022.

    Revolutionary Workers Party hold a procession in front of the National Press Club to protest against the rising prices of essential commodities on Wednesday, May 23, 2022.