Tungipara, Gopalganj: Cricketer and Awami League-nominated candidate for Magura-1 constituency Shakib Al Hasan yesterday paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at his mausoleum at Tungipara in Gopalganj.
Shakib has been nominated by the ruling Awami League for Magura-1 constituency in the upcoming general election slated for January 7.
After laying the wreath, he stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect to the memory of the Father of the Nation.
Later, he offered munajat seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of Bangabandhu and other martyrs who had to embrace martyrdom on the fateful August 15 in 1975.
A special prayer was offered seeking longevity of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her family members.
Later, he signed the visitors’ book at the Tungipara Mausoleum Complex.
Leaders and activists of Awami League and affiliated organizations of Magura-1 constituency, among others, were present