Jatiya Party (JP) has chosen musician Shafin Ahmed as the party's candidate for Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayoral by-election slated for February 28.
The party sent a letter to the Election Commission (EC) in this regard, a press release said today.
The JP in the letter also asked the EC to allocate the party’s symbol “plough” to its candidate Shafin Ahmed, said the release signed by Khandker Delwar Jalali, deputy press secretary to the party Chairman HM Ershad.
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Shafin is the son of legendary music composer Komol Dasgupta and Nazrul Sangeet singer Feroza Begum. He is also a frontline member of popular Bangladeshi band 'Miles'.
Komol Das Gupta composed the music for about eighty Bangla films including Tufan Mail, Jhamelar Prem and Ei Ki Go Shes Dan.