Shakib Al Hasan apologises after facing death threats for attending Kali Puja event in Kolkata

Shakib Al Hasan apologises after facing death threats for attending Kali Puja event in Kolkata

Former Asian nation cricket team captain Shakib Al Hasan has issued associate degree apology once receiving death threats on social media for participating in a very Kali puja inauguration in metropolis.

“As a proud Muslim, I ask for apology from you all if I even have hurt your sentiments,” Shakib aforementioned in a very video shared on social media. The star expert was at a Kali Puja pandal on November twelve in east Kolkata’s Kakurgachi space.

Accusing the athlete of blasphemy, a young man on Sunday vulnerable to kill the Bangladeshi expert in a very video post on Facebook. The youth known himself as Mohsin Talukdar from Sylhet and has been inactive.

Reacting to the accusation, Shakib insisted he failed to inaugurate the puja, however solely took half within the programme that followed. “If you see the invite card of the puja, you may grasp that i used to be not required invite. it had been inaugurated before my arrival by mister Firhad Hakim, a minister from West Bengal,” he processed.

Shakib, UN agency self-addressed fans on stage, aforementioned that organisers requested him for a photograph chance within the pandal, that he obligated.

Youth from Sylhet threatens to slaughter Bangaldesh athlete @Sah75official over his recent visit to a Kali Puja pandal in metropolis last Thursday. Bangaldesh police have currently inactive the person

— Indrajit Kundu | – (@iindrojit) November seventeen, 2020
“Kolkata is like my home, I ne’er miss a chance to go to here. we should always all pray that relations between folks from each the edges stays robust forever,” the athlete aforementioned whereas addressing the event on November twelve.

“There was no intention to point out my very own faith in poor lightweight. Neither was faith mentioned at the event once I was on ambo. i think Islam could be a faith of peace. I perpetually try and follow each custom of Islam. Yes, we have a tendency to do create mistakes however I try and learn from them so as to become an improved Muslim,” the athlete was detected voice communication in his video message.

“I simply wish to mention, let’s not do one thing which can divide our society. As long as we have a tendency to area unit united, we have a tendency to shall be powerful. we have a tendency to Muslims shall perpetually stay united,” he added.

Shakib was bimanual a biennial ban, with a annual suspended sentence, by ICC’s Anti-Corruption Unit on October twenty nine last year, for failing to report multiple corrupt approaches by associate degree Indian bookmaker. His ban complete last month and was allowed to resume cricket from November ten.


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