Two of the countries brightest sports personalities of different generations Kazi Salahuddin and Shakib Al Hasan’s ideals are now presented in front of the next generation students. The autobiography of these two sportsmen are included in the English For Today textbook of Class seven with previously included personalities like Sachin Tendulkar, Pele & Maradona.
In the new edition of 2013 texts Shakib and Salahuddin have been included in the ‘Game & Sports’ unit of the book. The successful sports career and the present status of Kazi Salahuddin are described in Unit seven of the book under the heading of ‘Our golden boys’ and girls’.
The President of Bangladesh Football Federation Kazi Salahuddin stated in his reaction, “I’m thankful to the education ministry and the minister himself to take such a nice initiative to depict the sports arena of this country. And personally I’m really grateful to be included there”.
The golden era of star cricketer Shakib Al Hasan has been included in that chapter also. A report of Financial Express has also been included where there was appreciation about shooter Sharmin Akhter Rotna, Syeda Sadia Sultana and Tripty Dutta for winning the Gold medal for Bangladesh in Air Rifle shooting during the 11th South Asian Games.
The chapter also contains the story of the first Everest conqueror from Bangladesh Musa Ibrahim.