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.
Saturday, June 22, 2013
Glass Tower- Independence Square, Dhaka in progress
The 150-foot high Glass Tower, a major component of 67-acre Independence Square Complex, Ramna, Dhaka in progress.
Task of constn. awarded to a consortium of Greek and local firm. Cost likely to exceed Tk.150 crore.
View of tower from the spot of eternal flame.
Tower will be illuminated throughout
why not solar panels to generate power for illumination of complex?
South end of the water body
Dhanmandi lake, Dhaka
Walkway- Dhanmandi lake
This is how drinking water supplied to shops in the New Market, Dhaka at present.