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In Pictures: Pottery on the verge of extinction

Staff Correspondent
27 Aug 2022 15:56:09 | Update: 27 Aug 2022 16:10:51
In Pictures: Pottery on the verge of extinction
— Shamsul Haque Ripon

There was a time when clay products would be used in households in both urban and remote areas of the country.

— Shamsul Haque Ripon

 

People would use pots, plates, and other household utensils made of clay.

— Shamsul Haque Ripon

 

But with the dawn of modernity, the use of such products has slowly disappeared.

— Shamsul Haque Ripon

 

Though potters are still trying to survive and keep their ancestors’ profession alive, they are struggling as their products are no longer in high demand.

— Shamsul Haque Ripon

 

As a result, some are also switching to alternative professions.

— Shamsul Haque Ripon

 

The pictures were taken from Munshiganj's Sirajdikhan upazila.

— Shamsul Haque Ripon