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In pictures: The odyssey in Eid

  • Published at 02:48 pm June 14th, 2018

Eid makes everything better

Eid is more than a religious festival. It is an opportunity to return to your roots. It is a reprieve from the daily doldrums of life and find out what you have been missing for months and months. For those in Dhaka whose family homes are far, far away, the journey is a personal odyssey – fraught with challenges in procuring means of transport, fighting other aspiring Ulysseses and then surviving the voyage. But it’s Eid. Eid makes everything better.