Life at the dump yard

A Women collects rubbish from the kajla dump yard while she carried her little son on her lap. Her family came to Dhaka from Patuakhali ( A dristrict town of Bangladesh ) in search of work. Dhaka.Photo by GMB Akash

A Women collects rubbish from the kajla dump yard while she carried her little son on her lap. Her family came to Dhaka from Patuakhali ( A dristrict town of Bangladesh ) in search of work. Dhaka.Photo by GMB Akash

It is a place that in guaranteed to play havoc with the olfactory glands of the passers-by. The unsightly land with nothing but garbage spread across a vast area, will induce dizziness and a throbbing headache in an average person with in a few minutes. Although the normal instincts of the citizens dictate them to avoid passing the toxic dump yard at all costs, there is a huge group of people who eke out a living from collecting ands selling ‘Bhangari’ (broken pieces of junk).

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