People of Dhaka-6 want to be companions of 'Smart Boat': Khokon
DHAKA, Dec 8, 2023 (BSS) - Former Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Sayeed Khokon today said that the people of Dhaka-6 constituency want to be a companions of the 'Smart Boat', the election symbol of Awami League (AL), in the 12th parliamentary elections slated for January 7, 2024.
Sayeed Khokon, nominated by AL for the Dhaka-6 parliamentary seat to contest the upcoming general polls, said this while addressing a discussion organized at Suritola Model Government Primary School on North South Road in Old Dhaka, said a press release.
Leaders and activists of Dhaka South Ward Number-34 unit of AL and its affiliated organizations organized the discussion, the release added.
"My beloved leader Sheikh Hasina, the worthy daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, gave me the party nomination for the Dhaka-6 seat," Khokon said.
Mentioning that he always stood by people and the party's grassroots leaders and workers, he said: "I will do it in the future too, Insha Allah."
"Whether I am in power or not, I will always remain beside you," he said.
Earlier in the afternoon, Khokon offered doa for eternal peace for the departed souls of Bangabandhu, most of his family members and Khokhon's family members at Nazira Bazar Bara Jame Masjid in Old Dhaka.
He also prayed for the sound health of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina there.