Beach Hawker

Beach Hawker

Even the spell of the most spectacular beauty wears off as time goes by.Everyday this man comes to the longest sea shore of the planet and does his job with the vast old sea behind his back to earn his meal.

Day Laborer

A day laborer carrying a sack of cement

We see uncountable number of beggars roaming on the streets of Dhaka everyday,and we also see a large number of day laborers working on construction sites.However,a beggar`s daily income is far more than that of a laborer`s.So,why beggars beg and why the day laborers do not beg?Let`s not count the disabled and old,but isn`t it the ethical difference,the sense of self-denial that separates them in taking up different professions?It is easier for you to knock on several doors and demand alms than to carry a 70 kilograms of cement to fund your next meal,the question is what would you do?
I`m not trying to make you stand on their shoes,but the fact is the existing large community of day laborers is as important as the engineers who work behind the skyscrapers you admire on your way home.What we see around are build on their hands and sweat,so they deserve an equal respect.They could just beg instead!

Day Laborer

Bunch of Happiness

location: 22.872356,90.784293

Bunch of Happiness

So,who wants to take a picture?? You? and you? and you too??

Like many other underdeveloped territories of Bangladesh,Camera is a thing of wonder for the people around here in Maju Chowdhuryr Haat,one suitable reason behind that is they know movies are filmed with cameras!
This bunch of youngsters noticed us as soon as our car was parked, but decided to keep a reasonable distance from outsiders. Interestingly,when i started taking photos nearby they instantly showed real curiosity and started hovering around me and giggling for no apparent reason…and all that was really cute! They wanted me to take their photos-it was written all over their face.So i never had to request them.They looked very happy about how the pictures came out,couple of times even rolling down in laughter.The pictures probably gave both parties a memory to cherish,fancy a close look into their eyes?

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The square brick crates are used against river erosion.

Pearl
Naughtiest of them all!

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She wanted to be in all the pictures!smart kid.

Street Fairies
The girl on the right was extremely shy about taking pictures.

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Kid on the middle:Although his leaps were sealed,he enjoyed a lot.

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Everything in its right place? Is it?