Thursday, November 03, 2011

Sadarghat: Oct 2011

Buriganga river, Sadarghat- a dying river

Neglected Buckland bund

Temp godown for transipment

Along Buckland Bund, Sadarghat- mats for sacrificial Qurbani

Cobbler at Sadarghat launch termunal

Roadside tailors

BIWTA launch terminal, Sadarghat

Dome of old Mosque near Ahsan Manzil, Sadarghat

Bangladesh Brahmo Samaj, Patuatuli road

East Bengal Institution (estb. 1916), Sadarghat

Patuatuli road

New structures replacing old bank bldg. at Sadarghat

Sadarghat intersection- towards Patuatuli road

Design of Dhakai horse cart on Sadarghat-Gulistan route: high body and too deep 'foot step' makes ride difficult for kids and old.

pavement book stalls near Baptist Mission, Sadarghat

New Academic Building, Jagannath University, Sadarghat

Pavement opposite to Bahadur Shah Park (old Victoria park) near Lakshmi bazar area

Piers for Gulistan-Jatrabari Flyover at Gulistan-Nawabpur road crossing along old Fulbaria railway track turned road.

Tigers tighten belt before facing Windies in Walton cricket test series (media pic)

Cow gets a good scrubbing at Gabtoli in the capital to attract customers looking for sacrificial cow during Eis-ul Azha. Price demanded Tk.10-15 lakh for such cow(

Fattened cows in Dhaka street

Indian cows line up in Jessore-Satkhira border- poise to enter Bangladesh any time (media pic).

Prof Abdullah Abu Sayeed speaks at a human chain programme in the city yesterday organised by the Instt. of Architects to protest the changed plan of the metro rail route (media pic).

Dr. Selina Hayat Ivy- victorious in mayoral election of Narayanganj City Corporation on 2nd Nov 2011 (media pic).

Gono Bhaban: Prime Minister asks Narayanganj mayor-elect Dr. Selina Hayat Ivy and her defeated party rival Shamim Osman, a party strongman to work together (media pic).

Shamim Osman warns of dire consequence if anybody threatens his loyalists (news-d.Star).
যারা হুমকি দেবে, তাদের প্রত্যেকের ঘরে ঘরে গিয়ে আমি হুমকির জবাব দিয়ে আসব। এই কাজটা আমি খুব ভালো পারি। পাঞ্জাবি খুলে জিনসের প্যান্ট পরে নামব। আমরা সাচ্চা আওয়ামী লীগার। ক্ষমতায় এখনো আওয়ামী লীগ আছ শেখ হাসিনা প্রধানমন্ত্রী। সব কিছু ওলট-পালট করে দিতে আমার বেশি সময় লাগবে না। (media-Prothom Alo)

Intercity express train ‘egarosindor’ was set on fire in Narsingdi town on Wednesday during demonstrations by the Bangladesh Chhatra League and 72 hours strike call given to protest the murder of 43 years old Lokman Hossain, 2 times gold-medalist and a mayor rare personality of Narsingdi municipality. Many passengers received injuries while jumping off the burning train. Activists also blocked the highway, disrupting communications between Dhaka and four other cities, including Chittagong and Sylhet upsetting train and bus schedule causing sufferings to the Eid holiday home bound passengers.

According to media report, a group of 9 masked gunmen entered AL office with sophisticated weapons and shot dead Lokman Hossain point blank at the town office Narsingdi AL on 2nd Nov 2011 at around 8:00pm. A gloom prevail in the municipality (media news and pic).

Narsingdi people attending the 'Janaza' of slain Lokman Hossain. His family members filed a case with local PS implicating a brother of local AL minister and 13 others mostly AL which the officer-in-charge reportedly took after people's pressure.

50-km traffic tail back on Dhaka-Ctg highway (media pic)

Passengers, especially women and children, suffered severely (media pic).
Bangladesh this year (2011) slipped down 17 places on the Human Development Index (HDI) and ranked 146 out of 187 countries below India and Pakistan.


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