Agargaon demolition drive

  • Dhaka North City Corporation launches a drive to clear illegal structures off the road in front of the National Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centre in Dhaka on Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka North City Corporation launches a drive to clear illegal structures off the road in front of the National Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centre in Dhaka on Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka North City Corporation launches a drive to clear illegal structures off the road in front of the National Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centre in Dhaka on Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka North City Corporation launches a drive to clear illegal structures off the road in front of the National Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centre in Dhaka on Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka North City Corporation launches a drive to clear illegal structures off the road in front of the National Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centre in Dhaka on Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka North City Corporation launches a drive to clear illegal structures off the road in front of the National Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centre in Dhaka on Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People gather to witness the DNCC eviction drive to free up walkways in front of the National Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centre in Dhaka on Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People gather to witness the DNCC eviction drive to free up walkways in front of the National Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centre in Dhaka on Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People gather to witness the DNCC eviction drive to free up walkways in front of the National Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centre in Dhaka on Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People gather to witness the DNCC eviction drive to free up walkways in front of the National Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centre in Dhaka on Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka North City Corporation workers bulldozed illegal structures in a drive to free up the footpaths from the Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital to Agargaon intersection on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dhaka North City Corporation workers bulldozed illegal structures in a drive to free up the footpaths from the Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital to Agargaon intersection on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People gather to watch a DNCC drive to free up the footpaths from the Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital to Agargaon intersection on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People gather to watch a DNCC drive to free up the footpaths from the Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital to Agargaon intersection on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Dhaka North City Corporation workers bulldozed illegal structures in a drive to free the footpaths from the Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital to Agargaon intersection on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dhaka North City Corporation workers bulldozed illegal structures in a drive to free the footpaths from the Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital to Agargaon intersection on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many people rushed to take their belongings after the DNCC began to tear down illegal structures on the road from the Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital to Agargaon intersection on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021. They allege the authorities did not notify them beforehand. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many people rushed to take their belongings after the DNCC began to tear down illegal structures on the road from the Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital to Agargaon intersection on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021. They allege the authorities did not notify them beforehand. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A Dhaka North City Corporation drive to demolish illegal structures on the road from the Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital to Agargaon intersection left damaged parts of the footpath in front of the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation or NITOR on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A Dhaka North City Corporation drive to demolish illegal structures on the road from the Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital to Agargaon intersection left damaged parts of the footpath in front of the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation or NITOR on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka North City Corporation bulldozed the Awami League’s local office at Ward-27 in Sher-e-Bangla Nagar West during a drive against illegal structures on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka North City Corporation bulldozed the Awami League’s local office at Ward-27 in Sher-e-Bangla Nagar West during a drive against illegal structures on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka North City Corporation bulldozed the Awami League’s local office at Ward-27 in Sher-e-Bangla Nagar West during a drive against illegal structures on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka North City Corporation bulldozed the Awami League’s local office at Ward-27 in Sher-e-Bangla Nagar West during a drive against illegal structures on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove