Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina is going to Sylhet on Wednesday to start election campaign. The city of Sylhet, famous for Hazrat Shah Jalal and Shah Paran (RA), has been decorated in a new way on the occasion of the Prime Minister’s arrival. With the arrival of the party chief, there is great enthusiasm among the leaders and workers. Their hope is that the head of government will promise the development of Sylhet.
Awami League President Sheikh Hasina started campaigning from Sylhet before every parliamentary election. This time, he is officially campaigning from this city known as Punyabhoomi.
The program includes visiting the shrines of Hazrat Shahjalal and Hazrat Shahparan (RA) after arriving on Wednesday morning. After that, he will give an election guidance speech in the public meeting organized at Alia Madrasa ground in the afternoon.
Sylhet Metropolitan Awami League General Secretary Zakir Hossain said, ‘Everyone is working towards making this meeting of the Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina a success. We will turn the madrasa ground into a sea of people on Wednesday, in sha Allah.’
Sylhet District Chhatra League President Nazmul Islam said, ‘We have seen enthusiasm among people. Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in that public meeting, I have called everyone to participate on Wednesday to tell what gift she gave to our Sylhet and make demands.’
Awami League leaders and workers are preparing for the biggest rally in memory about this visit of the party chief. Sylhet Metropolitan Jubo League President Alam Khan Mukti said, ‘We expect more than five lakh people to come to this rally. This gathering will turn into a sea of people.’
The entire city is decorated in various colors around the arrival of the Prime Minister. Mayor of Sylhet City Corporation Anwaruzzaman Chowdhury said, ‘Since the honorable Prime Minister’s first election meeting, he will start from here. He will start the campaign by visiting the shrines of Hazrat Shahjalal and Hazrat Shahparan (RA). So people will participate in it. We will also go to the public meeting as party leaders and workers.
This seat is important to all the parties, with the memory of 360 auliyas including Hazrat Shahjalal and Hazrat Shahparan (RA). Rumor has it that the party that wins the Sylhet-1 constituency forms the government.