26 Oct. 2011. Dhaka Bangladesh-A kids stand infront of his house and devotees lights candle and offers prayer at 1st day of Dipaboli festival marking Shyama Puja ( Kali Puja) at Sri Sri Bardesshari Kali Mata temple in Sabusbag Dhaka. A five day Shyama Puja, one of the greatest religious festivals of the Hindu community, will be held around the country of Bangladesh. © Monirul Alam
26 Oct. 2011 Dhaka. Bangladesh- Cultural personalities, eminent citizens and his fellow photojournalist paid their last respect to renowned photojournalist at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in the city on 26 Oct 2011.
Photojournalist Rashid Talukder, the first Bangladeshi to win prestigious Pioneer Photographer Award, has passed away at a hospital in the city. He was 72. Talukder died at Square Hospital around 6:30pm on Tuesday while undergoing treatment there, his cousin Sheikh Mohammad Sumon told media. He was admitted to the hospital on Oct 19 following a brain stroke. © Monirul Alam