The musician left NDM to join hands with Jatiya Party Chairperson HM Ershad on Thursday
Shafin Ahmed, one of the key figures in Bangladeshi music scene, officially joined the Jatiya Party. He met Hussain Mohammad Ershad Hussain Mohammad Ershad at his Baridhara residence on Thursday morning.
The musician sealed the deal by handing Ershad a bouquet. They were photographed together along with actor Sohel Rana.
Shafin Ahmed confirmed the news in a conversation with the Dhaka Tribune.
He said: “As you guys know, I have always wanted to serve my country for the last few years, and I believe Jatiya Party is a bigger platform for me to work for Bangladesh.
“I believe my values and beliefs will be valued at Jatiya Party, and it will be easier for me to focus on work,” he added.
Shafin Ahmed is a former executive member of the Nationalist Democratic Movement (NDM). Earlier this year, Shafin Ahmed participated in the Dhaka North City Corporation mayoral elections.
The popular singer also noted that music remains his passion, and that he will focus on his music as well.