Chittagong-1

Chittagong-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Mosharraf Hossain of the Awami League.

Chittagong-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictChittagong District
DivisionChittagong Division
Electorate315,016 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Mosharraf Hossain

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Mirsharai Upazila.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created for the first general elections in newly independent Bangladesh, held in 1973.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1973 Mosharraf Hossain Awami League[4]
1979 Obaidul Huq Khandaker Bangladesh Nationalist Party[5]
1986 Mosharraf Hossain Bangladesh Awami League[6]
1988 Abu Salek [7]
1991 Mohamad Ali Jinnah Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Feb 1996 Obaidul Huq Khandaker Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Sep 1996 by-election Mosharraf Hossain Awami League
2001 Mohamamd Ali Jinnah Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Mosharraf Hossain Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Mosharraf Hossain was re-elected unopposed in the 2014 General Election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[8]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Chittagong-1[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Mosharraf Hossain 105,339 52.4 +4.4
BNP ADM Kamal Uddin Chowdhury 94,665 47.1 -3.6
Independent Abu Salek 441 0.2 0.0
Bangladesh Kalyan Party Md. Yousuf 399 0.2 N/A
BSD Safiul Alam 250 0.1 N/A
Majority 10,674 5.3 +2.7
Turnout 201,094 85.5 +9.3
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Chittagong-1[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Mohamamd Ali Jinnah 86,839 50.7 +24.7
Awami League Mosharraf Hossain 82,333 48.0 -24.9
IJOF Ali Ashraf Chowdhury 921 0.5 N/A
CPB (M-L) Dilip Barua 307 0.2 N/A
Independent Abu Salek 294 0.2 N/A
Bangladesh Muslim League (Jamir Ali) M. A. Aziz 226 0.1 N/A
Bangladesh Progressive Party Md. Kefayet Hossain 138 0.1 N/A
Independent Nur Uddin Ahmed 111 0.1 -0.2
Jatiya Party (M) Ibrahim Iqbal 62 0.0 N/A
Independent Md. Nurul Absar 51 0.0 N/A
Independent Abu Ahmad Jahirul Amin Khan 45 0.0 N/A
Independent Md. Nurul Abser Chowdhury 24 0.0 N/A
Majority 4,506 2.6 -44.3
Turnout 171,351 76.2 +9.8
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

Khaleda Zia stood for five seats in the June 1996 general election: Bogra-6, Bogra-7, Feni-1, Lakshmipur-2 and Chittagong-1. After winning all five, she chose to represent Feni-1 and quit the other four, triggering by-elections in them.[12] Mosharraf Hossain was elected in a September 1996 by-election.[13]

Chittagong-1 by-election, 1996[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Mosharraf Hossain 83,600 72.9 +27.8
BNP Mohamamd Ali Jinnah 29,786 26.0 -22.2
JP(E) Ali Ashraf Chowdhury 895 0.8 -0.9
Independent Nur Uddin Ahmed 306 0.3 N/A
Independent Md. Jaffar Uddin Ahmed 153 0.1 N/A
Majority 53,814 46.9 +43.8
Turnout 114,740 66.4 -12.1
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election June 1996: Chittagong-1[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Khaleda Zia 66,336 48.2 -4.2
Awami League Mosharraf Hossain 62,043 45.1 +7.5
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Badrul Alam 6,102 4.4 -3.9
JP(E) Ali Asfraf Chowdhury 2,382 1.7 N/A
CPB (M-L) Dilip Barua 511 0.4 -0.8
Bangladesh Muslim League (Jamir Ali) M. A. Aziz 199 0.1 N/A
Zaker Party Mohammad Nurul Gani 129 0.1 0.0
Majority 4,293 3.1 -11.7
Turnout 137,702 78.5 +18.5
BNP hold
General Election 1991: Chittagong-1[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Mohamamd Ali Jinnah 66,969 52.4
Awami League Mosharraf Hossain 48,030 37.6
Jamaat-e-Islami Shamsuddin 10,605 8.3
CPB (M-L) Dilip Barua 1,552 1.2
Independent Ridwanul Bari 228 0.2
Zaker Party Mirza Md. Nurul Haq 183 0.1
JSD (R) Abdul Manan 161 0.1
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) Sk. Zulfiqar Bulbul Chowdhury 82 0.1
Majority 18,939 14.8
Turnout 127,810 60.0
BNP gain from [[|N/A]]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chattogram-1". 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 14 August 2014. 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. ^ Bangladesh Election Commission (13 February 2018). "Parliament Election 1973: Constituency wise Result of Chittagong-1". Archived from the original on 20 February 2018. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
  5. ^ "List of 2nd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  8. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  9. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  10. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  11. ^ 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.
  12. ^ "Statistical Report: 7th Jatiya Shangshad Election" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. p. 299. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 March 2015. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  13. ^ a b "Statistical Report: 7th Jatiya Shangshad Election" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. pp. 306, 312. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 March 2015. Retrieved 13 May 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 22°47′N 91°34′E / 22.78°N 91.57°E / 22.78; 91.57