Today's Gallery (2024.03.26)

A CELEBRATION OF COLOURS … Young women, smearing abir (powdered dyes) on each other, were all smiles and laughter while celebrating Holi, otherwise known as Dol Purnima, in Dhakeshwari National Temple in Old Dhaka yesterday. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil and is also celebrated as a thanksgiving for a good harvest. Photo: Prabir Das
The residents of the Banani part of the Korail slum, which was ravaged by a fire on Sunday, took it upon themselves to remove the charred ruins and salvage whatever is possible. Meanwhile, some people were sitting on and saving the spots their homes stood on before going ablaze. Photo: Rashed Shumon
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with the winners of Independence Award-2024 at Dhaka’s Osmani Memorial Auditorium yesterday. Ten distinguished personalities and their representatives were handed over the award in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the country. Photo: PID
People hold a candle-light vigil at Jagannath Hall around midnight to commemorate the dark night of March 25, 1971, when the Pakistani forces swooped on unarmed Bangalees in a brutal attempt to crush their struggle for freedom. Photo: Anisur Rahman
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