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.
The original canal from Katabon, Paribagh passing underneath 'Panthakunja' to Hatirjheel
Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel and Petrocentre
BIAM bldg in the foreground
Plenty of kites over pool at Begunbari
Earthen embankment along Maghbazar to connect Rampura
Manual digging of the wetland and making road embankment on both sides of Jheel proceeding under supervision of the Armed forces. The objective of the project was to drain out stagnant water from the city quickly during rainy season. It is said that there will be a circular road around the lake to ease traffic in the centre of the town.