Musician Shafin Ahmed of popular band Miles has purchased his nomination form as a Jatiya Party candidate in the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayoral post.
He collected the nomination paper from the headquarters of Jatiya Party on Monday.
Party President HM Ershad’s deputy press secretary Khandakar Delwar Jalali confirmed the matter in a statement issued today.
The DNCC election will be held on February 28, for which the candidates will have to submit nomination papers by January 30, the Election Commission announced on Thursday.
The nomination forms will be scrutinized on February 2, while the candidates will have till February 9 to withdraw their candidacies.