Cricketer Shakib Al Hasan is the candidate for Magura-1 seat in the parliamentary elections. He has been busy campaigning ever since the allotment of the symbol. Running to the remote areas of the constituency. Voting wants to win the boat. Awami League leaders say that the leaders and activists are working together to win Shakib.
Various areas of Magura town and village are covered with banners and posters. Shakib is contesting on the boat symbol from Magura-1 among the two seats in the district.
In a road meeting, Shakib Al Hasan addressed the voters and said, ‘My request to you is to give me the opportunity to work for the next 5 years. Everyone will go to the polling station and vote. Pray for me.’
Meanwhile, the voters are also excited to have Shakib as a candidate. If their hope wins, he will be sincere in the development of the area.
Voters say, Shakib is a good boy. His name is Dak. It would be better to win the polls.
Local Awami League leaders and workers are also optimistic about Shakib. They are working tirelessly to make Shakib win the elections.
Moghi Union Awami League General Secretary Pilton Hossain said, Shakib is a new face. The best all-rounder. I hope to get more votes as there are cricket fans.
Moghi Union Awami League President Rezaul Islam said, ‘We are working for Shakib. Awami League has 50 percent votes in Magura. I will win him with an additional 25 percent floating vote.’
Magura-1 Constituency consists of 9 Unions of Sadar Upazila and Sreepur Upazila. Apart from Shakib, four other candidates are contesting the seat.