Disappearing playgrounds in Dhaka: Where will the children play?

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In terms of population, Dhaka is the second largest city in South Asia and the seventh largest in the world. Image via Wikipedia by ASaber91.jpg). CC BY 2.0. Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, is a megacity, and one of the most crowded cities in the world. The urban areas of the city are home to more than 22 million people. However, the number of open spaces, parks and playgrounds in this city is very low compared to the population. And that number is decreasing day by day. In the past few decades, markets, mosques, rickshaw garages, parking lots, and commercial establishments have been built o…

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