Witness my time . . .

যেইখানে সহসা প্রথম এক দিন
এঞ্জিন এল ব’লে
মানুষের কাছে তাহা ঐশী ব’লে মনে হয়েছিল
সেইখানে আগেকার দিনগুলো কেটে যেত
অন্য এক অনন্য অভ্যাসে ।

-জীবনানন্দ দাশ

ডাইরি / জুলাই ২০২০
পুরান ঢাকা

Victory Day Celebration 2017

Summery: In 1971,16 December is our Victory Day. Liberation War is our pride. The nation celebrated the 47th Victory Day paying rich tributes to the Liberation War martyrs with a call for unity to build a country free from militancy, extremism and communal-ism. On this day in 1971, the Pakistan Army surrendered to the allied forces of Bangladesh and India in the capital’s Suhrawardy Udyan after nine months of war during which three million people were killed, two lakh women were raped and around 10 million people took refuge in India.

Concept & Edit : Monirul Alam

Photography & Video: Monirul Alam

Music: From YouTube Enam Medical Students

December 2017 | Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Strike on Dhaka to protest the gas tariff 

Police use a water canon on protestors during a half-day long strike against the gas price increase in Dhaka, Bangladesh on February 28, 2017. Activists from the Progressive Students’ Alliance, the student wing of the Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) and the Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal (BSD) along with components of the Gonotantrik Bam Morcha (a coalition of left-leaning political parties), organized the strike after the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission announced increased gas prices for all consumers. 

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Spring arrive here . . . 

February 13, 2017 Dhaka, Bangladesh – Bangladeshi people celebrations the spring festival (Bashanta Utshab ) at the Dhaka University Art College compound in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 13 February 2017. The Bashanta Utshab is a local traditional festival, which marks the beginning of the spring season. Basantabaran Udjapan Committee organizes programmes to celebrate the day, as nature takes off the blanket of fog and welcomes the sunlight to the earth. Though winter in Bangladesh is brief, people here bid a quick farewell to gloomy, melancholic shroud of dust and dried leafs, and embrace Falgun with all their hearts. 
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Inauguration of Chobi Mela Festival in Dhaka

Participants attended first day of Chobi Mela Festival, the international festival of photography and biggest photography event in Asia on February 3, 2017 in Dhaka. Two Bangladeshi photographers Nasir Ali Mamun and Saida Khanom received Lifetime Achievement Awards. Video Footage & Edit : Monirul Alam

The Final Day of Shuvo and Arpeeta . . .

Today’s 16 December , 2016 my dear younger brother SHUVO is now married person.We pray both of you Shuvo & Arpeeta and thank you so much for your beautiful moments sharing with us.

You know the together you are stronger, together you are one.Our wishes with pray, love & happiness.Have a wonderful married life! Megh,Bubli & your Choto Bhaiya.

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Counter Terrorism Raid in Dhaka

24122016 ~ Members of the Bangladeshi Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) of an operation to flush out suspected Islamist extremists in a hideout in Dhaka on December 24, 2016, as a team from the counterterrorism unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police cordoned off a three-storey building in the capital. Two female militants along with two children surrendered to the cops, 1 female and a teen militant killed themselves during police raid by exploding suicidal vest outside their den while acting to surrender to the cops. © Monirul Alam

Islamic activities march towards the Myanmar embassy in Dhaka 


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06122016 Islamic activities march towards the Myanmar embassy in Dhaka ~ An islamic activists ride a Vespa and other sits on the Vespa and takes video clips during the Islamic Andolon Bangladesh march towards the Myanmar embassy in Dhaka on 06 December 2016, Dhaka to protest against the torture of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. According to the International Organization said around 21,000 Rohingya have entered Bangladesh in recent weeks after fleeing violence in neighbouring Myanmar. © Monirul Alam