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In pictures: Dhaka breathes as Eid vacationers leave

  • Published at 10:35 pm June 15th, 2018

It's Eid tomorrow. After 29 arduous and festive days of Ramadan, the day is here. The holiday has provided Dhaka with an opportunity to catch its breath. Hundreds of thousands of residents have left the city to where their roots lie, giving the city a makeover seen just once a year. It is hard to walk alone on any street in Dhaka. But on the day before Eid, even the busiest roads are tread by solitary pedestrians.