Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, well known as city of fine muslin, mosques and rickshaws has a fairly long history of evolution. Before it rose into prominence as Mughal capital of Bengal in 17th century and urban & commercial centre, it was under the Sultanates from 14 century. It came under British control in 1757. Dhaka with passage of time testify different faces of history. Photographs and digital archives are the most effective ways that can keep visual records of its colourful history.
Friday, December 15, 2006
Nation pays homage to martyred intellectuals
A crow sits on the poorly maintained plaque where the names of the Dhaka University students, teachers and staff, martyred in 1971, are obscured by droppings