Although the country is still struggling to control the coronavirus outbreak, residents of the capital are increasingly seen defying social distancing guidelines and carelessly reverting to the old normal.
People thronged Hatirjheel in the afternoon as most of the entertainment sources of the capital remain shut due to the Covid-19 pandemic that emerged in country late March.
Meanwhile, public transports were casually boarding passengers without following any health guidelines or social distancing, despite a government directive to take one passenger for every two seats until August 31.
On Monday health authorities reported 42 new deaths and 2,485 new cases, taking the death toll 3,983.
A UNB photojournalist captured photos of Hatirjheel and public transports in the capital on Monday.
People take a walk along the footpath of Hatirjheel without wearing masks or following social distance.
A group of men gather below a tree in Hatirjheel without wearing masks or following social distance.
Passengers standing closely on a public bus where most are not even wearing face mask anymore.
A bus contractor takes on excessive passengers defying government rule.