Traditional boat racing by Asker Ibne Firoz (6 images)

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Thousands of people line the streets during as participants take part in a traditional boat race. The shots were taken by Asker Ibne Firoz on the Ghaghor River situated in Gopalganj, Bangladesh.

The 43 year old IT worker said “Boat races like this are a pillar in the community and are part of many major festivals of Rural Bangladesh. Each year the local people organise the event after the 'Laxmi Puja', one of the prominent religious festivals for the Hindu community. More...
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