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The Ekushey Book Fair 2008, in Bangla Academy, Dhaka. The Ekushey Book Fair or Amar Ekushe Grantha Melā [Book Fair of immortals of the 21st of February], popularly known as Ekushey Boi Mela is the national book fair of Bangladesh. It is arranged each year by Bangla Academy and takes place for the whole month of February in Dhaka. This event is dedicated to the martyrs who died on 21 February 1952 in a demonstration calling for the establishment of Bengali as one of the state languages of former united Pakistan. Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2008.

Manipuri girls perform in Ras Mela festival, in Madhabpur, Maulvi bazar, Bangladesh. The festival held on the night of the full moon in Kartik-Agrahayan, was evolved from the spiritual love-play (ras lila) of Radha and Krishna at Vrindavan. It was introduced by King Jaysingh (1764-1799) of the northeastern Indian state of Manipur.Since the mid-nineteenth century when the Manipuris settled in Bangladesh, this fair has been observed at Madhabpur in of maulvi bazar district.These days the fair is also observed at Kamalganj in Maulvi Bazar, at Dublar Char in the sundarbans and on the Kuakata beach in patuakhali.The prime attractions of the festival are herdsmen\'€™s dance by boys in Manipuri dress and the rasa dance by young girls. The love trysts of Krishna and Radha are enacted through Manipuri music and dance drama. 2007.

Manipuri girls perform in Ras Mela festival, in Madhabpur, Maulvi bazar, Bangladesh. The festival held on the night of the full moon in Kartik-Agrahayan, was evolved from the spiritual love-play (ras lila) of Radha and Krishna at Vrindavan. It was introduced by King Jaysingh (1764-1799) of the northeastern Indian state of Manipur.Since the mid-nineteenth century when the Manipuris settled in Bangladesh, this fair has been observed at Madhabpur in of maulvi bazar district.These days the fair is also observed at Kamalganj in Maulvi Bazar, at Dublar Char in the sundarbans and on the Kuakata beach in patuakhali.The prime attractions of the festival are herdsmen\'€™s dance by boys in Manipuri dress and the rasa dance by young girls. The love trysts of Krishna and Radha are enacted through Manipuri music and dance drama. 2007.

A Manipuri girl performs in Ras Mela festival, in Madhabpur, Maulvi bazar, Bangladesh. The festival held on the night of the full moon in Kartik-Agrahayan, was evolved from the spiritual love-play (ras lila) of Radha and Krishna at Vrindavan. It was introduced by King Jaysingh (1764-1799) of the northeastern Indian state of Manipur.Since the mid-nineteenth century when the Manipuris settled in Bangladesh, this fair has been observed at Madhabpur in of maulvi bazar district.These days the fair is also observed at Kamalganj in Maulvi Bazar, at Dublar Char in the sundarbans and on the Kuakata beach in patuakhali.The prime attractions of the festival are herdsmen\'€™s dance by boys in Manipuri dress and the rasa dance by young girls. The love trysts of Krishna and Radha are enacted through Manipuri music and dance drama. 2007.

A Manipuri boy dressed as Krishna, on Ras Mela festival, in Madhabpur, Maulvi bazar, Bangladesh. The festival held on the night of the full moon in Kartik-Agrahayan, was evolved from the spiritual love-play (ras lila) of Radha and Krishna at Vrindavan. It was introduced by King Jaysingh (1764-1799) of the northeastern Indian state of Manipur.Since the mid-nineteenth century when the Manipuris settled in Bangladesh, this fair has been observed at Madhabpur in of maulvi bazar district.These days the fair is also observed at Kamalganj in Maulvi Bazar, at Dublar Char in the sundarbans and on the Kuakata beach in patuakhali.The prime attractions of the festival are herdsmen\'€™s dance by boys in Manipuri dress and the rasa dance by young girls. The love trysts of Krishna and Radha are enacted through Manipuri music and dance drama. 2007.

Shia Muslims bring out a large procession known as Tazia, to mark the 10th day of Muharram, known as the holy Ashura, in Dhaka. The day is observed as a symbol of "sacrifice and mourning" recalling the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain Ibn Ali (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), in the battle of Karbala on the 10th of Muharram in Hijri 61. Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2009.

Shia Muslims bring out a large procession known as Tazia, to mark the 10th day of Muharram, known as the holy Ashura, in Dhaka. The day is observed as a symbol of "sacrifice and mourning" recalling the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain Ibn Ali (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), in the battle of Karbala on the 10th of Muharram in Hijri 61. Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2009.

Shia Muslims bring out a large procession known as Tazia, to mark the 10th day of Muharram, known as the holy Ashura, in Dhaka. The day is observed as a symbol of "sacrifice and mourning" recalling the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain Ibn Ali (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), in the battle of Karbala on the 10th of Muharram in Hijri 61. Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2009.

Shia Muslims bring out a large procession known as Tazia, to mark the 10th day of Muharram, known as the holy Ashura, in Dhaka. The day is observed as a symbol of "sacrifice and mourning" recalling the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain Ibn Ali (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), in the battle of Karbala on the 10th of Muharram in Hijri 61. Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2009.

Shia Muslims bring out a large procession known as Tazia, to mark the 10th day of Muharram, known as the holy Ashura, in Dhaka. The day is observed as a symbol of "sacrifice and mourning" recalling the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain Ibn Ali (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), in the battle of Karbala on the 10th of Muharram in Hijri 61. Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2009.

Men from Shia community flagellate themselves on the back with chains, to express mourning and grief, at a procession marking the 10th day of Muharram, known as the holy Ashura, in Dhaka. The day is observed as a symbol of "sacrifice and mourning" recalling the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain Ibn Ali (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), in the battle of Karbala on the 10th of Muharram in Hijri 61. Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2009.

People from different walks of life attend a torch procession to mark the International Women's Day organized by Biplobi Nari Songhoti, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. March 8, 2014.