Portal:Bangladesh/Selected picture archive/Nominations

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Are there fascinating free-content Bangladesh-related pictures that deserve to be featured on the portal page? Please nominate them here.

Before you nominate a picture, please make sure it meets the criteria below:

  • It must be a free content image; i.e., cannot be a fair-use image.
  • Preferably in high resolution.
  • Visually appealing
  • Adequately features an important Bangladesh related topic.
Selection Policy:
 
*The nomination with highest number of votes will be selected.
*If more than one nomination gets the equal highest number of votes, the older nomination
 will be selected.
*Failed nominations may be renominated for subsequent 3 consequtive months.
 If not selected by then, it may only be renominated after a 6 month gap.
*If there is no nominattion for a particular month, the oldest item from the archive,
 which has been repeated the least number of times, will be selected by default.

October 2007[edit]

Image:Jamuna Shetu.jpg[edit]

Jamuna Shetu.jpg
Jamuna Bridge - the longest multipurpose bridge on Jamuna River in Bangladesh.
Photo credit: Arman Aziz
  • I nominate this image because it is catchy; it has no copyright tag and it illustrates a very important landmark of Bangladesh.-Arman Aziz 10:37, 19 July 2007 (UTC)
  • Support. Yep, very goodlooking image, captures a an improtant installation in high spirit, very encyclopedic, and of course will add a lot of value to the portal main page. Aditya(talkcontribs) 09:46, 20 July 2007 (UTC)

Since there are no other nomination, this one is selected.-Arman Aziz 03:46, 1 August 2007 (UTC)

November 2007[edit]

Please add your nomination here. Nomination closes on August 31, 2007.

Image:Cox's Bazar boats.jpg[edit]

Cox's Bazar boats.jpg
Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh is the world's longest natural beach (120 km). It is located 152 km south of Chittagong.
Photo credit: ed g2s
  • I nominate this beautiful image because it is appealing and it features the natural beauty of Bangladesh.-Arman Aziz 09:32, 9 August 2007 (UTC)
  • Support. Can support it more than once? Lovely picture. Aditya(talkcontribs) 10:42, 9 August 2007 (UTC)

Since there are no other nomination, this one is selected.- Arman Aziz 06:46, 31 August 2007 (UTC)

December 2007[edit]

Dhaka Lalbagh Fort 5.JPG[edit]

Lalbager Kella 01.jpg
Pari Bibi's mazar at the Lalbagh Fort, the center of Mughal military power in Dhaka and an intrinsic part of the history of the city, founded by Muhammad Azam Shah in 1678.
Photo credit: Md. Shahed Faisal


  • I nominate this wonderful vista of the most beautiful feature of one the landmarks of Bangladesh. Aditya(talkcontribs) 09:29, 1 September 2007 (UTC)
  • Delightfully support. Arman Aziz 00:20, 2 September 2007 (UTC)
Since there are no other nomination, this one is selected.-Arman (Talk) 02:40, 1 October 2007 (UTC)

January 2008[edit]

Please add your nomination below. Nomination closes on October 31, 2007.

Ahsan Manjil.jpg[edit]

Ahsan Manzil, the official residential palace and seat of the Dhaka Nawab Family, situated on the banks of the Buriganga River. The palace is now a museum.
Photo credit: Md. Shahed Faisal
  • I nominate this nice clean shot of this important landmark of Dhaka. - Arman (Talk) 02:54, 3 October 2007 (UTC)


  • Since there are no other nomination, this one is selected.- Arman (Talk) 04:56, 1 November 2007 (UTC)

February 2008[edit]

Please add your nomination below. Nomination closes on November 30, 2007.

Shaheed Minar on 21st February.jpg[edit]

Shaheed Minar on 21st February.jpg
Shaheed Minar, or the Martyr's monument, located near Dhaka Medical College was established to pay the tribute to the martyrs of the Language Movement of 1952 and as such has become the center of commemoration of Language Movement Day, in Bangladesh on February 21 every year.
Photo credit: Md. Shahed Faisal
  • I nominate this picture for it's excellent photographic quality, importance of the subject and its specific relevance for the month of February.
A clearer image is available below:
Shaheed minar Roehl.jpg

But the earlier one has the flowers of 21 February. Please feel free to suggest which version is more appropriate. Arman (Talk) 02:59, 15 November 2007 (UTC)

Because of the higher resolution and better quality of the second image, I'm proposing to promote that one. - Arman (Talk) 05:28, 1 December 2007 (UTC)
Besides, the other picture got all its colors wrong. I support. Aditya(talkcontribs) 08:00, 1 December 2007 (UTC)

March 2008[edit]

Please add your nomination below. Nomination closes on December 31, 2007.

Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban (Roehl).jpg[edit]

Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban (Roehl).jpg
Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban is the National Assembly Building of Bangladesh, located in the capital Dhaka. It was created by architect Louis I. Kahn and is one of the largest legislative complexes in the world. It houses all parliamentary activities of Bangladesh.
Photo credit: Karl Ernst Roehl
  • I nominate this nice clean shot of this important landmark of Dhaka. - Arman (Talk) 06:06, 18 December 2007 (UTC)


Since there are no other nomination, this one is selected.- Arman (Talk) 02:41, 1 January 2008 (UTC)

April 2008[edit]

Please add your nomination below. Nomination closes on January 31, 2008.

Panthera tigris tigris.jpg[edit]

Panthera tigris tigris.jpg
Bengal Tiger, the national animal of Bangladesh, is a subspecies of tiger primarily found in Indian subcontinent. In the Sunderbans, a 2004 census found the presence of about 280 Tigers on the India side & 500 tigers on the Bangladesh side.
Photo credit: Hollingsworth, John and Karen, retouched by Zwoenitzer
  • I nominate this public domain image of Bengal tiger as this is an excellent photograph of our national animal. - Arman (Talk) 06:17, 20 January 2008 (UTC)
  • Support. Simply awesome. Aditya(talkcontribs) 15:05, 20 January 2008 (UTC)


Since there are no other nomination, this one is selected.- Arman (Talk) 03:19, 1 February 2008 (UTC)

May 2008[edit]

Please add your nomination below. Nomination closes on February 28, 2008.

Image:Sunset at Patenga beach.jpg[edit]

Sunset at Patenga beach.jpg
Patenga, a sea beach and popular tourist spot, is located 14 kilometres south of the port city of Chittagong, Bangladesh, near the mouth of the Karnaphuli River. The beach is very close to BNS Isha Khan Naval Base of Bangladesh Navy, and Shah Amanat International Airport.
Photo credit: Ziaul Hoque

- I nominate this picture for May 2008. Arman (Talk) 05:26, 19 February 2008 (UTC)

Since there are no other nomination, this one is selected. - Arman (Talk) 08:07, 7 March 2008 (UTC)

June 2008[edit]

Please add your nomination here. Nomination closes on March 31, 2008.

Image:P015.gif[edit]

On Language Movement Day of 1953, two of the greatest leaders of the history of Bangladesh, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (3rd from right) and Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani (4th from right) participated in the morning procession (known as Probhat Ferry) to protest the killing of students on the same date the previous year.
Photo credit: Rama's Arrow

- I nominate this image for June 2008. Arman (Talk) 04:16, 27 March 2008 (UTC)

Since there are no other nomination, this one is selected. - Arman (Talk) 02:46, 24 April 2008 (UTC)

July 2008[edit]

Please add your nomination here. Nomination closes on April 30, 2008.

Image:Oriental Magpie Robin[edit]

Oriental Magpie Robin (Copsychus saularis)- Male at Kolkata I IMG 3003.jpg
Oriental Magpie Robin, a very common bird in Bangladesh - locally known as Doyel or Doel (Bengali: দোয়েল), is designated as the National Bird of the country.
Photo credit: J.M.Garg

- I nominate this image for July 2008. Arman (Talk) 02:43, 24 April 2008 (UTC)

What is the secret of this magic? Did it start to rain tremendous pictures? Or have you become a treasure hunter? Either way this is sheer magic. Aditya(talkcontribs) 06:09, 24 April 2008 (UTC)


Since there are no other nomination, this one is selected.- Arman (Talk) 03:12, 2 May 2008 (UTC)

August 2008[edit]

Please add your nomination below. Nomination closes on May 31, 2008.

Image:Asian Pied Starling[edit]

Asian Pied Starling (Sturnus contra) on Kapok (Ceiba pentandra) in Kolkata W IMG 4513.jpg
Asian Pied Starling (Sturnus contra) is one of the 12 species of sturnidae family birds that are resident in Bangladesh. Locally known as Myna (Bengali: ময়না) or Shalik (Bengali: শালিক ), these birds build their nests in holes or cavities in trees or buildings, or large globular structures of straw, twigs, etc. in trees.
Photo credit: J.M.Garg

- Yet another excellent photograph by Mr. Garg. Arman (Talk) 08:15, 5 May 2008 (UTC)

Since there are no other nominations this one is selected. Arman (Talk) 05:54, 5 June 2008 (UTC)

September 2008[edit]

Please add your nomination below. Nomination closes on July 31, 2008.

Parrot bd[edit]

Parrot bd.jpg
Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri) is one of the 6 species of parrots that are resident in Bangladesh. Locally known as Tiya (Bengali: টিয়া), these birds are popular as pets. This image was captured in a garden of Jahangirnagar University, Savar.
Photo credit: Rayhan R. Kollol

- Amazing bird photos continue. - Arman (Talk) 01:42, 13 July 2008 (UTC)

Since there are no other nominations this one is selected. Arman (Talk) 06:26, 31 July 2008 (UTC)

October 2008[edit]

Please add your nomination below. Nomination closes on July 31, 2008.

Durga puja in Dhakeshwari temple[edit]

Durga puja in Dhakeshwari temple.jpg
Durga Puja is the biggest festival of Hindus in Assam, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand, and Bangladesh, and of Bengali Hindus all over the world. It is also called Akalbodhan, Vijaya Dashami, Dashain, and Dussehra. The image shows celebration of the festival at Dhakeshwari Temple, the national temple of Bangladesh.
Photo credit: Rajiv Ashrafi

- Beautiful and timely (Durga Puja 2008 will be from 5 October 2008 to 9 October 2008). - Arman (Talk) 02:25, 13 July 2008 (UTC)

Since there are no other nominations this one is selected. Arman (Talk) 06:27, 31 July 2008 (UTC)

November 2008[edit]

Please add your nomination below. Nomination closes on August 31, 2008.

Rangamati[edit]

Rangamati1.jpg
The District of Rangamati is a part of the Chittagong Hill Tracts and is one of the most beautiful districts of the country. Its beauty lies in the people, culture, landscape and lifestyle. This picture featuring the skyline of Rangamati has been taken at Tabalchhori at BDR Rangamati.
Photo credit: Sakib

- Although the image size is quite small, this beautiful skyline image of Rangamati is worth featuring on the Portal. - Arman (Talk) 07:57, 21 August 2008 (UTC)

Support. Size shouldn't matter when the image is so beautiful. Aditya(talkcontribs) 14:01, 21 August 2008 (UTC)

December 2008[edit]

Please add your nomination below. Nomination closes on November 30, 2008.

Dead corals at Saint Martin's[edit]

Saint Martin's Island.jpg
St. Martin's Island is a small island in the northeast part of the Bay of Bengal, about 9 km south of the tip of the Cox's Bazar-Teknaf peninsula, and forming the southernmost part of Bangladesh. It is the only coral island in Bangladesh. This picture features the dead corals of The Saint Martin's Island.
Photo credit: Mirza Salman Hossain Beg

- Arman (Talk) 05:50, 2 November 2008 (UTC)

Support. Aditya(talkcontribs) 09:15, 2 November 2008 (UTC)

December 2013[edit]

Please add your nomination below.

View of Bandarban from Nilgiri[edit]

Bandarban Nilgiri.jpg
View of Bandarban from Nilgiri peak. Where the clouds meet the mountain.
Photo credit: Hasan Mahmud

- Rahat (Talk * Contributions) 06:41, 21 December 2013 (UTC)