Boat sales In in Traditional Market During The Flood Season
Aerial view of people from Savar and Aminbazar arriving at Market to buy boats to use them in rural areas during the monsoon season when heavy rain floods villages and roads on September 5th 2021 in Manikganj, Bangladesh. The price of the boats are from BDT 1,500 to BDT 5,000 (National currency) depending on the size and the quality of the materials used to build them. The demand for Dingi and Khosa Nauka (small boat) has increased for transport of people in flood-prone areas. The market is known for the sale of handmade boats every Wednesday for the past 50 years from June to October.