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Previously Baby taxis were run by diesel or petrol but due to environmental pollution baby taxis were converted to CNG, which are environment friendly. The green outer color of the CNG (auto rickshaw) also reminds us the nature’s green.

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Photo: Shakia
Painting & Art present in one photography, it is a great combination of traditions. And the painter shows her creativity in her painting. It was a old rural tradition also.

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Photo: Internet
Transport in Bangladesh takes many forms. There is the ubiquitous rickshaw, three wheeled rickshaws, also called mini-taxis or baby-taxis. Ministry of Communication has taken a step to a total ban on plying of two strokes three wheelers in Dhaka City from January 2003.

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Photo: Internet
Transport in Bangladesh takes many forms. There is the ubiquitous rickshaw, three wheeled rickshaws, also called mini-taxis, and the bus. As you can see the picture, riding a bus in Bangladesh is not for the feint of heart. Every day, one can read of buses racing across country roads and careening wildly into ponds, rivers or simply becoming airborne, momentarily, over flood embankments. In fact, those passengers that die in bus accidents usually die of drowning, not from the collision itself. One of the reasons bus travel is so risky is that the drivers rarely have any training and, indeed, most do not even have a driver’s license.
This is how, sometimes our traditional transport shows the negative impact on our country. But now a days things are changes a lot.

Photo: Internet 

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There are some transportation which are parts of culture of Bangladesh. In rural areas bullock cart, buffalo cart and tomtom (Horse cart) are commonly used. In old Dhaka once tomtom was a common vehicle and still it is found. Bicycles are used both in rural and urban areas. Both vehicle pictures are given below-

Photo: Internet (Tomtom gari)

Photo: Internet ( Bullock cart)

Palki (a box-like vehicle carried on shoulders by six men) is a wedding transportation means. Brides are carried to the bridegrooms’ places by Palki. And now-a-days palki is totally vanished vehicle.   

Photo: Internet (Palki)

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