Bhola-4

Bhola-4 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Abdullah Al Islam Jacob of the Awami League.

Bhola-4
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictBhola District
DivisionBarisal Division
Electorate372,948 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Abdullah Al Islam Jacob

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Char Fasson and Manpura upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from a Bakerganj constituency when the former Bakerganj District was split into four districts: Bhola, Bakerganj, Jhalokati, and Pirojpur.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Saad Zagulul Faruk Jatiya Party[4][5]
1991 M. M. Nazrul Islam Awami League
1996 Nazimuddin Alam Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Abdullah Al Islam Jacob Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Abdullah Al Islam Jacob was re-elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[6]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Bhola-4[2][7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdullah Al Islam Jacob 134,831 58.2 +25.1
BNP Nazim Uddin Alam 95,732 41.3 -18.7
BDB Md. Sirajul Islam 1,017 0.4 N/A
Majority 39,099 16.9 -10.0
Turnout 231,580 84.5 +27.2
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Bhola-4[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Nazim Uddin Alam 94,226 60.0 +4.0
Awami League Abdullah Al Islam Jacob 51,937 33.1 -4.3
Independent Jafar Ullah Chowdhury 9,648 6.2 N/A
IJOF A. T. M. Kamal Hossain 953 0.6 N/A
Bangladesh Krisak Sramik Janata Party Md. Sirajul Islam 197 0.1 N/A
Majority 42,289 26.9 +8.6
Turnout 156,961 57.3 -8.9
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Bhola-4[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Nazim Uddin Alam 64,328 55.6 +42.9
Awami League Jafar Ullah Chowdhury 43,213 37.4 -8.1
Jamaat-e-Islami Ziaul Morshed 3,242 2.8 -7.1
JP(E) Motahar Hossain 2,095 1.8 -28.3
IOJ Siddque Ullah 1,953 1.7 +1.5
Islamic Sashantantrik Andolan Md. Shahadat Hossain 399 0.4 N/A
Gano Forum Momtaz Begum 397 0.3 N/A
Majority 21,115 18.3 +2.9
Turnout 115,627 66.2 +31.7
BNP gain from Awami League
General Election 1991: Bhola-4[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League M. M. Nazrul Islam 32,719 45.5
JP(E) Naziur Rahman Manzur 21,638 30.1
BNP A. K. F. Aminul Ekram 9,110 12.7
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Shahjahan MA 7,097 9.9
Zaker Party Yakub Ali Chowdhury 617 0.9
BAKSAL A. Malek 330 0.5
Independent Ansar Uddin 262 0.4
IOJ Md. Oli Ullah Miah 114 0.2
Majority 11,081 15.4
Turnout 71,877 34.5
Awami League gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bhola-4". The Daily Star. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Constituency Maps of Bangladesh" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-08-14. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Delimitation of Constituencies" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 July 2014. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  4. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  5. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  9. ^ a b c "Parliament Election Result of 1991,1996,2001 Bangladesh Election Information and Statistics". Vote Monitor Networks. Archived from the original on 29 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 22°11′N 90°46′E / 22.19°N 90.76°E / 22.19; 90.76