What he wore was Taqiyah

Man wearing Taqiyah
Shot at Sadarghat, a port on the river Buriganga in Dhaka, Bangladesh ©Tetsu Ozawa
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The man in the photo was wearing a Muslim cap called Taqiyah. He was cheerful and played the fool while he spread his arms. Over 80% of the population of Bangladesh are Muslim. Bangladesh means 'Country of Bengal' though, the west part of Bengal is now Indian state of West Bengal.

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Feb 2010 BANGLADESH PEOPLE

Where is Sadarghat?

PHOTO DATA

No

3743

Shooting Date

Sep 2009

Posted On

February 24, 2010

Modified On

January 19, 2020

Place

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Genre

Portrait Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

Lens

EF85MM F1.2L II USM

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