Saturday, April 13

Shakib Al Hasan apologizes after receiving death threats for attending Kali Poojo in Kolkata

Shakib Al Hasan. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The game of cricket once again targets the angle of religion and community. The game that aims to distance itself from all these social bonds is stuck in the same angle. Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan was forced to apologize for attending a religious gathering in Kolkata. He had to apologize, fearing death threats that he had received from Islamists.

People became vocal on this issue when they saw it International cricketer It is being targeted. He also added; Imagine the plight of Hindus in Bangladesh when a player of Hassan’s stature could receive death threats in this way. It is reported that he attended ‘Kali Pujo’ for only two minutes, but faced severe reprisals in the same light.

“Bangladeshi cricket Shakib Al Hasan forced to participate in Kali Poojo in Kolkata, leading to Islamists’ death,” Times Now reported.

In the same sequence of events, Hasan explained his stand and gave an answer. He said that he was in the Poojo pandal for only two minutes and lit a candle. He further stated that he, being a conscious Muslim, would never repeat his actions. Even if he is wrong on point, he came straight with an apology.

“For only 2 meters, I was in that puja pandal. I did not inaugurate it, I just lit a candle. As a conscious Muslim man, I would never do such a thing, maybe it was wrong for me to go there too. If you think I am sorry for this. Please forgive me for this, ”Hasan said in a statement.

Shakib’s statement in his defense

In the same light, the famous Bangladeshi writer, feminist and secular humanist said that Shakib should not apologize for his actions. He was not wrong, and it would give Islamists more power to continue their heinous actions in light of religion and community.

“Shakib Al Hasan should not have apologized for participating in Kali Puja in Kolkata. His apology will strengthen Islamists to kill Muslims who visit the puja mandap or sympathize with Hindus. He had said that what he did was right, love should be celebrated and hatred should be rejected.