Dhaka bus crisis in pandemic

  • Passengers wait for transports in Dhaka's Shyamoli for hours on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 due to a lack of buses that are operating at half the capacity following government orders to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Passengers wait for transports in Dhaka's Shyamoli for hours on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 due to a lack of buses that are operating at half the capacity following government orders to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Passengers wait for transports in Dhaka's Shyamoli for hours on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 due to a lack of buses that are operating at half the capacity following government orders to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Passengers wait for transports in Dhaka's Shyamoli for hours on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 due to a lack of buses that are operating at half the capacity following government orders to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Passengers in Dhaka's Shyamoli allege on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 that the bus operators have created an 'artificial' crisis to charge extra fares after the government ordered to restrict the number of travellers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Passengers in Dhaka's Shyamoli allege on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 that the bus operators have created an 'artificial' crisis to charge extra fares after the government ordered to restrict the number of travellers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Passengers in Dhaka's Shyamoli allege on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 that the bus operators have created an 'artificial' crisis to charge extra fares after the government ordered to restrict the number of travellers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Passengers in Dhaka's Shyamoli allege on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 that the bus operators have created an 'artificial' crisis to charge extra fares after the government ordered to restrict the number of travellers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Passengers in Dhaka's Shyamoli allege on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 that the bus operators have created an 'artificial' crisis to charge extra fares after the government ordered to restrict the number of travellers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Passengers in Dhaka's Shyamoli allege on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 that the bus operators have created an 'artificial' crisis to charge extra fares after the government ordered to restrict the number of travellers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Passengers scramble to get on a bus after waiting for hours amid a lack of public transports following government orders to restrict the number of travellers in order to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Passengers scramble to get on a bus after waiting for hours amid a lack of public transports following government orders to restrict the number of travellers in order to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Most of the buses in Dhaka keep their gates locked after taking a fixed number of passengers on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 following government orders to halve the number of travellers as part of efforts to tackle the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Most of the buses in Dhaka keep their gates locked after taking a fixed number of passengers on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 following government orders to halve the number of travellers as part of efforts to tackle the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks on the opening day of the Eleventh National Parliament's 12th session on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021. photo: pmo

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks on the opening day of the Eleventh National Parliament's 12th session on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021. photo: pmo