Chandpur-5

Chandpur-5 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Rafiqul Islam of the Awami League.

Chandpur-5
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictChandpur District
DivisionChittagong Division
Electorate408,496 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Rafiqul Islam

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Hajiganj and Shahrasti upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from the Comilla-23 constituency when the former Comilla District was split into three districts: Brahmanbaria, Comilla, and Chandpur.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Md. Abdur Rob Jatiya Party[4]
1988 Abdul Wadud Khan Jatiya Party[5]
1991 M. A. Matin Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1996 Rafiqul Islam Awami League
2001 M. A. Matin Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Rafiqul Islam Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Rafiqul Islam 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: Chandpur-5[2][7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Rafiqul Islam 143,497 56.1 +11.6
BNP Mominul Haque 110,480 43.2 -9.0
Gano Forum Md. Noman 839 0.3 N/A
BTF Golam Mohammad Ali 551 0.2 N/A
KSJL Md. Hossam Haider Patwary 298 0.1 N/A
Majority 33,017 12.9 +5.2
Turnout 255,665 86.7 +14.4
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Chandpur-5[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP M. A. Matin 110,792 52.2 +11.4
Awami League Rafiqul Islam 94,531 44.5 +3.4
IJOF Md. Shafiul Alam Shwapan 5,051 2.4 N/A
BIF Syed Md. Jahan Shah 1,404 0.7 +0.3
JSD Md. Anowar Hossain Mollah 330 0.2 N/A
Bangladesh Progressive Party Md. Noman 276 0.1 N/A
Majority 16,261 7.7 +7.4
Turnout 212,384 72.3 +0.4
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Chandpur-5[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Rafiqul Islam 62,309 41.1 +22.3
BNP M. A. Matin 61,895 40.8 +10.7
JP(E) Tofazzal Haidar Chowdhury 18,700 12.3 -1.8
Jamaat-e-Islami Mahabubur Rahman 6,319 4.2 -1.1
IOJ Zakaria 1,189 0.8 N/A
BIF Md. Jalal Uddin Kashemi 663 0.4 N/A
Gano Forum M. A. Bari 269 0.2 N/A
Zaker Party M. A. Quaiyum Chowdhury 240 0.2 -0.1
Majority 414 0.3 -0.8
Turnout 151,584 71.9 +27.7
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 1991: Chandpur-5[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP M. A. Matin 35,944 30.1
Independent M. A. Sattar 34,682 29.1
Awami League Md. Abdur Rob 22,389 18.8
JP(E) Abdul Wadud Khan 16,821 14.1
Jamaat-e-Islami Mahbubur Rahman 6,309 5.3
FP Shahjahan 1,003 0.8
BKA Zakaria 991 0.8
Zaker Party M. A. Quaiyum Chowdhury 412 0.3
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) Md. Abu Noman 356 0.3
Independent Kali Narayan Lodh 170 0.1
Independent A. Malek Chowdhury 156 0.1
JSD (R) Anwar Hossain 139 0.1
Majority 1,262 1.1
Turnout 119,372 44.2
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chandpur-5". 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: 23°15′N 90°51′E / 23.25°N 90.85°E / 23.25; 90.85