In the bustling photo above we see the chaotic scene at a train station during “Eid-al Adha” one of the biggest Muslim religious festivals in Bangladesh. Photographer Youseh Tushar explains (translated):
“Failed to get place inside the train people are climbed on the roof and outside of the train during the time of “Eid-al Adha” one of the biggest Muslim religious festival, all wide Bangladesh mainly targeting to go origin home at village the inhabitant of capital taking this risk of life to reach their goal. 31 August 2017, Dhaka, Bangladesh.”
The photo was a recent entry into the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year 2018 contest in the ‘People’ category. The contest is open now and entries can be submitted until May 31, 2018, at 12 p.m. EST.
The grand-prize winner will be awarded $10,000 (USD), have his or her photo posted on the @NatGeoTravel Instagram account, as well as earn the prestigious title of National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year. Eligible contestants can visit natgeo.com/travelphotocontest to submit their best photos in any or all of the three categories: Nature, People and Cities. The entry fee is $15 (USD) per photo and there is no limit to the number of photos an entrant can submit.