Traditional wooden boats and life

January 4, 2019
contest: CHANGE in Wood Culture - Short 1-minute Video
$ 10000
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Azim Khan Ronnie Male

As monsoon looms over Manikganj, Bangladesh the boat makers in the district have been very busy building boats which are widely used as vessels in rural areas during this season. The demand for Dingi and Khosa Nauka (small boat) has increased for regular movement of people in flood-prone areas here. A normal quality boat is sold at BDT Tk 2,500 to 5,000. Buyers from outside the district, including Savar and Aminbazar of Dhaka, throng Ghior haat to purchase boats.
Hundreds of wooden boats are arranged in flower shapes, ready to carry workers from the outskirts to their jobs in the center of the city. The enormous groups of boats in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka, which is the third most densely populated city in the world, home to 17 million people. The pictures were taken in the Sadarghat area, on the banks of the Buriganga river, which is used as a route into Dhaka city for millions of workers. The boats were clustered in groups.

Categories: Short Films

21 comments from 10 voubsters
Azim Khan Ronnie   Many many thanks Gergina Nedelcheva.
March 5, 2019 08:57:04 AM UTC
Gergina Nedelcheva   10 points !
1 March 5, 2019 08:05:12 AM UTC
Gergina Nedelcheva   Wow! Congratulations very good work!
1 March 5, 2019 07:19:21 AM UTC
Azim Khan Ronnie   Many many thanks.
March 5, 2019 07:18:47 AM UTC
Azim Khan Ronnie   Thanks a lot Йордан Костадинов.
March 4, 2019 08:22:47 AM UTC
Azim Khan Ronnie   Thanks a lot Tsvetelina Nikolova.
March 3, 2019 11:50:18 AM UTC
Kristina Nikolova   10 points
1 March 2, 2019 11:15:47 AM UTC
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