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Uneasy quiet settles on Dhaka University in pandemic

  • Mahmud Zaman Ovi, bdnews24.com
    Published: 2021-08-18 11:45:58 BdST

With students locked out for nearly one and a half years due to the coronavirus pandemic, the basketball ground of Dhaka University is covered with fallen leaves while grasses have grown long on the playground.

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The basketball ground outside Masterda Surya Sen Hall’s cafeteria is covered with fallen leaves and algae in the absence of students for a long time.

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The coronavirus crisis has left eerie silence at the VC Square, once crowded by students who would gather to catch a bus after class.

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One of the hottest hangouts of students sipping at the tea and savouring Singara, Hakim Chattar is now forlorn.

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Stagnant water and fallen leaves have gathered in front of the graffiti of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on a wall next to the library.

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It feels like an eternity since the central library closed its doors to the students abruptly.

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The cafeteria of Masterda Surya Sen Hall is shuttered.

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An eerie silence envelops Haji Muhammad Mohsin Hall.

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Once occupied by flocks of students, the streets of Dhaka University are eerie now.

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The Arts Building is empty like never before.