Me: “Why is it always I want you under
Unknown : (Silent)
Me:” Sometimes I feel I don’t know you.
Tell me ,Who are you ?”
Unknown: “hmm. I am…
knowledgeable and intelligent , just the way
you want me .I enlighten the knowledge
seekers with the power of education . Do you
know, I have read over 680,000 books in my
Me: 680000!! Are you kidding me ?
Unknown: Not at all.
Me: You are such a nerd.
University of Dhaka
Unknown: NO!I am gregarious and
outgoing. People often call me the life , the
smile , the laughter , the tears , the break up
and the memories of friendships.
Me: It’s hard to believe you are that lively.
Pohela Boishakh celebration in
Instuitute of Fine Arts
Unknown: Trust me .
Unknown :Every year in Pohela Boishakh
,I make sure I have visited Ramna Park
to eat Pantha illish and danced to the
electrifying music of dhak and dhol in
the colorful procession of Charukala to
my heart content.
Baitul Mukkaram, Church of Holy Rosary
,Dhakeashwari Temple and Pagoda
Me: What you do all the time ??Enjoy??
Unknown: Not really .
I am a devotee. I pray in mosque, church
and temple to find peace and solace.
Lal Bagh , Ahsan Manzil , Aparajeyo Bangladesh
and Shahis Minar
Me ( confused ):You are different.
Unknown : I am cryptic and a past lover. I
love going back to history.
Me: That you are.
Unknown: It keeps me connected to my
Unknown: Would you like to have dinner
The Village Restaurant
Unknown: Although ,life keeps me busy but I
always manage time for a lovely meal with
family and friends.
Me: How many restaurant you have tried so
Unknown: 364 approximately , it could be
Me: What are you doing now??
Unknown: I am in bus .Stuck in traffic
jam for almost 2 hours.
Unknown: Observing people’s tired faces.
It says thousands of stories about their
struggling life. Some are worrying , some
are sleeping and some are listening to
music , just to forget the reality for a
Anyway, I wish I was less congested.
Garbage dump In Paribagh
Unknown :Not again.
Just passed a garbage dump , I wonder
when people will have common sense and
stop littering .
They will kill me someday. I wish I was trash
High Rise Building
Unknown : You know ,it’s hard to believe I
had empty field where children used to play.
But now children are busy with tabs while the
empty land got replaced by high rise buildings .
Dreams are just getting bigger than
the sky scrappers every day , ONLY IN
Unknown :You here???
Me(Confused ): Who are YOU??
Unknown: HI! I am DHAKA . I am 150
years old .I am home of 156,186,882
(Unknown changed name to DHAKA.)
Presentation by- Rifat Nahar Ritu
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