Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Agitation and general strike: Sep 2011

Begunbari canal development

Crescent lake


Expressway under construction- Airport road

Army Medical College, Dhaka

Siddeswari road

Market opp to Ramna police station

Eskaton road

Stalls of Bakushah market, Nilkhet

Rampura road- bus stand

Firmagate- evening before BNP led Hartal of 22nd Sep (media pic)

Family ride dangerously with sleeping baby on bike in Dhaka (d.star)

BSMMU (PG hospital)- 6 hours power blackout in the morning today (d.sun)

Kakrail Intersection (media pic)

4-partyHartal view of 22 sep at Sapla square (media pic)

Argentine team with Dhaka kids (media pic)

Plight of Jagannath University students during agitation (media pic)

much talked about pic: Police action of 22 Sep hartal on a picketer (media pics)

gathering in today's meeting (d.star)

Saturday, September 10, 2011

After Eid show: Fanfare at Dhaka!

Eid-ul-Fitr Congregation at Solakia *

Dhaka view during Eid *

Sweet dishes for Eid *

Pleasant drive on VIP road *

Village children jump on Turag river *

In a water kingdom theme park near Dhaka *

Banani road

Airport road

Sada Bok (Egret/heron) decor the entry to VIP passage- Hazrat Shahjalal Airport, Dhaka

Crescent lake, Parliament area

Dhanmandi lake side park

The deep-drain dug outside boundary wall of PM's residence along Mirpur road without guard/rail pose serious threat to elderly pedestrians and children from falling inside. The important walkway is too narrow to walk both-ways.

Crowd assemble at Sonargaon intersection before arrival of Indian PM Mr. Manmohan Singh for the meet of the two govts. to resolve major outstanding issues in agenda.

Messi and team arrives at Rupashi Bangla Hotel (erstwhile Sheraton) Dhaka *

Fans buy Argentine team jersey to see Messi magic inside BB stadium *

Encounter between Argentina and Nigeria- Messi dominating field with result 3-1 in favour of Argentina. *

Mother's tattoo on Messi's shoulder seen during change over *

section of crowd amused *

Road decor to welcome Indian PM and wife *

Guard of honour and salute by Guards at the Airport *

Diff. type of demo at Central Shaheed Minar by leading members of civil society on Eid day. *

View of Gurdwara Nanak Shahi- Sikh Temple at 3 Nilkhet road, Dhaka

Mrs. Monmohan Singh, wife of Indian PM prays at the temple *

Beside others items, 150 Tons of Hilsha fish from Barisal estuary presented to the Hon'ble members from India. Parcel sent for those who failed to attend the meet. *

Major topic of the meet- sharing of water of common rivers incl Teesta river (pic) *
Withdrawal of upstream water by India drastically reduces flow severely affecting people in the region.

Results- frustratingly different- Protocol signed on Conservation of the Bengal Tiger of the Sundarbans for bilateral cooperation in undertaking scientific research and such others. *

(ref: * pics taken from different national dailies)