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Devotees of Rakher Upobash

During Kartik, “the holiest month” beginning every year with the new moon in November, thousands of Hindu devotees celebrate the feast of Rakher Upobash, fasting and praying the gods sitting before the Shri Shri Lokanath Brahmachari Ashram...

Text and photos by Suvra Kanti Das

Ashura

Bangladeshi Shiite Muslims gathered for praying at Hoseni Dalan on the eve and holy day of Ashura. Shiites mark Ashura on the tenth day of the month of Muharram to commemorate the Battle of Karbala when...

Text and photos by Suvra Kanti Das

Shiite Muslims commemorate Ashura

Bangladeshi Shiite Muslims commemorate Ashura with self-flagellation with chains and knives. Shiites mark Ashura, the tenth day of the month....

Celebration for the Eid Al-Adha festival in Dhaka

Bangladeshi Muslims gather at Baitul Mukarram National mosque in Dhakapray during the festival of Eid al-Adha. Dhaka, Bangladesh. Oct. 6, 2014

Text and photos by Suvra Kanti Das

Woman climbing to homebound train

Bangladeshi people heading to their respective villages for the upcoming Muslim religious festival Eid-al-Adha...

Homebound Bangladeshi Train and Ferry People

Bangladeshi people heading to their respective villages for the upcoming Muslim religious festival Eid-al-Adha. In order to catch a train, they overcrowd stations and train cars beyond imagination...

Aftermath of Padma river erosion in Bangladesh

Every year in Bangladesh, millions of people are affected by river erosion that destroys home, farmland, communication infrastructure. In last couple of days river erosion by the Padma River have caused extensive damages to...

Vessel sinks in Padma river with over 200 passengers

The Pinak-6, a passenger vessel sank in the middle of the river Padma on its way to Mawa from Kawrakandi terminal at around 11 PM today. The overloaded boat capsized since the river was rough due to the stormy weather.

Workers in the Bangladesh garments industry

How garments are manufactured in a Bangladesh factory. Workers carry forward all the programmed stages: the conversion of yarn into fabric through knitting, weaving and warping, the computer aided design stage and embroidery...

Protest against Israeli attack on Gaza in Dhaka

Thousand of Islamic activists rally against the ongoing Israeli operation "Protective Edge" and the heavy attacks on the Gaza Strip which already caused hundreds of casualties , mostly between civilians and children.

Suvra Kanti Das wins the Photographic Angle award

We are happy to announce that the UnFrame Photographer Suvra Kanti Das won the first prize for the Photographic Angle Capturing Culture award.

Metroscape of Dhaka

Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, is one of the world's biggest conurbation with an estimated population of more than 15 million people. It also bears the distinction of being the fastest-growing city in the world.