Shabana joins husband’s political foray

PV Desk : Actress Afroza Sultana Ratna, popularly known by her screen name Shabana, has joined her film producer husband Wahid Sadique’s campaign to get the Awami League’s ticket for the parliamentary elections.

The couple told an interaction with journalists at Sadique’s ancestral home in Jessore’s Keshabpur on Tuesday that “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked Shabana to join politics in a recent meeting in Dhaka”.

“I can’t enter politics now because I have to give time to my children. But my husband wants to join politics. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, too, wants him in politics,” Shabana said.

She added her husband expressed his desire to get the Awami League’s nomination in the next parliamentary election from Jessore-6 constituency during the meeting with Hasina.