Amid the coronavirus pandemic, city dwellers started gathering at kitchen markets as Eid ul Fitr, the biggest festival of the Muslims, approaches.
Eid is scheduled to be celebrated on May 24 or 25 depending on the sighting of the moon.
Meanwhile, the country's confirmed coronavirus cases surged to 28,511 with the detection of record 1,773 more new cases in the span of 24 hours on Thursday. Besides, the fast spreading virus claimed 22 more lives raising the coronavirus death toll in the country to 408.
An UNB photographer captured photos of people hovering around the kitchen market at city's Mirpur Shah Ali Mazar Road defying the guideline of social distance on Thursday.
People buying potato and onion only wearing face masks and without maintaining any social distance.
A butcher is selling meat at the market.
A woman wearing mask walk along the kitchen market in crowd.
A mango seller packing mango in a plastic bag surrounded by a number of people.
City dwellers walk along the disinfect tunnel after completing grocery purchase.
Two buyers stand in front of a grocery shop waiting to buy daily essentials.