Cricket superstar and MP aspirant Shakib Al Hasan on Wednesday said that he considers himself a class one student in politics.
“I am a class one student in politics. All the senior leaders of the district Awami League] have done PhDs in politics. I will proceed following their guidance," he said while exchanging greetings with Awami League leaders and activists at the Magura party office.
"I have been playing international cricket for 17 years and received many receptions. But none of them are bigger than this reception in my life," he said.
“You all know how well Saifuzzaman Shikhar Bhai has done in Magura-1 constituency. Even though I got the nomination here, it is actually his seat. We will work together. He took Magura too far. I hope we both can take Magura further in the next five years,” he added.
Shakib Al Hasan was warmly welcomed by the locals on his maiden journey to his native district, Magura, after getting the nomination from the ruling Awami League to contest the upcoming 12th national parliamentary election Cricketer Shakib Al Hasan for Magura-1 seat.
The Magura residents embraced Shakib Al Hasan as he arrived at the Gorai Bridge on Wednesday.
Fans and local Awami League leaders and activists orchestrated an impressive convoy, ushering Shakib Al Hasan into Magura town with grandeur.
At this time, one of the vehicles in Shakib's convoy took him to the Awami League party office located in Jamrultala in the city.
There are several cricketers who have accompanied Shakib on his journey. In particular, cricketer Rony Talukdar has been seen taking a leading role.
On Sunday afternoon, the Awami League announced the names of their nominated candidates for 298 parliamentary seats in the 12th parliamentary election.
the Awami League announced the names of their nominated candidates for 298 parliamentary seats in the 12th parliamentary election.