Long March: more images

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Bangladeshi citizens began a long march from Dhaka to Dinajpur to protect the country's natural resources. The march began at Muktangon in Dhaka with a rally and the first day ended in Ghazipur with a cultural programme. People joined along the way. The march will end with a rally at Phulbaria in Dinajpur on the 30th October 2010. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

Volunteers arranged lunch for the marchers along the way. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

The shops start early in preparation for the visitors. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

The first campaigners arrive. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

The first busload arrives. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

The first activists coming in armed with posters. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

Slogans being painted. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

Signage. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

Marchers march in. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

By afternoon many have gathered from all over the country. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

Ordinary people from all walks of life. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

Including many women. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

Professor Anu Muhammad, a key speaker. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

And labour leader Mushrefa Mishu. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

Speeches and cultural programmes go on late into the night. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

Poet Arup Rahee with friend. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

Catching up before heading back home. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

Homeward bound. © Shahidul Alam/Drik/Majority World

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4 Responses to Long March: more images

  1. Q.Najma Karim says:

    Long marcher chobigooli khoob bhalo laglo, ekdom jibonto.

  2. Sadaf Noor E Islam says:

    ek kothai oshadharon…rokte aloron tolar moto kichu muhurto…joddhader lal salam..

  3. Emu Emran says:

    The top most image ‘photographers in action’ is awesome.

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