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Asia Album: Mega marketplace in Bangladeshi capital

Xinhua
19 Oct 2020, 13:44 GMT+10

A vendor shows chicken on sale at a mega marketplace in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 18, 2020. (Xinhua)

DHAKA, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) -- As elsewhere in the world, supermarket retailing culture is on the rise and booming in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka in recent years. But a large majority of Dhaka dwellers still rely on traditional kitchen markets including a mega marketplace located in the Mirpur section of the city.

A woman buys vegetables at a mega marketplace in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Oct. 18, 2020. (Xinhua)

A man buys vegetables at a mega marketplace in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Oct. 18, 2020. (Xinhua)

A woman buys vegetables at a mega marketplace in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Oct. 18, 2020. (Xinhua)

Photo taken on Oct. 18, 2020 shows vegetables at a mega marketplace in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Xinhua)

People buy fishes at a mega marketplace in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Oct. 18, 2020. (Xinhua)

A man buys a large fish at a mega marketplace in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Oct. 18, 2020. (Xinhua)

A man buys eggs at a mega marketplace in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Oct. 18, 2020. (Xinhua) ■

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