Chittagong-5

Chittagong-5 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2014 by Anisul Islam Mahmud of the Jatiya Party (Ershad).

Chittagong-5
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictChittagong District
DivisionChittagong Division
Electorate430,124 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyJatiya Party (Ershad)
Member(s)Anisul Islam Mahmud

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Hathazari Upazila and Chittagong City Corporation wards 1 and 2.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

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

Ahead of the 2014 general election, the Election Commission shifted the boundaries of the constituency. Previously it had encompassed Raozan Upazila and only one union parishad of Hathazari Upazila: Garduara.[2][4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1973 Abdul Wahab Awami League[5]
1979 Anisul Islam Mahmud Bangladesh Nationalist Party[6]
1986 Anisul Islam Mahmud Jatiya Party[7][8]
1991 Syed Wahidul Alam Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 A. B. M. Fazle Karim Chowdhury Awami League
2014 Anisul Islam Mahmud Jatiya Party (Ershad)

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Anisul Islam Mahmud was elected unopposed in the 2014 General Election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[9]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Chittagong-5[2][10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League A. B. M. Fazle Karim Chowdhury 86,606 52.4 +7.6
BNP Giasuddin Quader Chowdhury 78,711 47.6 -3.4
Majority 7,895 4.8 -1.3
Turnout 165,317 78.7 +6.0
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Chittagong-5[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Syed Wahidul Alam 84,063 51.0 +3.6
Awami League Md. Ibrahim Hossain Chowdhury 73,938 44.8 +9.6
BIF Abul Bashar Siddiqi 4,854 2.9 +1.3
IJOF Nazim Uddin Chowdhury 1,895 1.2 N/A
Independent Syed Md. Musa Kalimullah 195 0.1 N/A
Majority 10,125 6.1 -6.1
Turnout 164,945 72.7 +2.8
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Chittagong-5[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Syed Wahidul Alam 57,010 47.4 -8.1
Awami League Md. Abdus Salam 42,311 35.2 -3.6
JP(E) Anisul Islam Mahmud 12,964 10.8 +8.4
Jamaat-e-Islami Mohammad Omar Faruk 5,075 4.2 N/A
BIF Syed Md. Rafiqul Islam 1,914 1.6 -0.4
BKA Mohammad Abdur Razzak 560 0.5 -0.3
Gano Forum Ratan Roy 250 0.2 N/A
Zaker Party Nowab Miah 170 0.1 -0.2
Majority 11,939 12.2 -4.5
Turnout 120,254 69.9 +17.6
BNP hold
General Election 1991: Chittagong-5[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Syed Wahidul Alam 56,469 55.5
Awami League Md. Nazim Uddin 39,471 38.8
JP(E) Md. Abdulla Al Mamun 2,400 2.4
BIF Yunus Company 1,999 2.0
BKA Md. Habibullah 850 0.8
NDP A. K. M. Ah. Chowdhury 308 0.3
Zaker Party Nowab Miah 283 0.3
Majority 16,998 16.7
Turnout 101,780 52.3
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chattogram-5". The Daily Star. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "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. ^ "53 constituencies get new boundaries". The Daily Star. 4 July 2013.
  5. ^ Bangladesh Election Commission (13 February 2018). "Parliament Election 1973: Constituency wise Result of Chittagong-5". Archived from the original on 20 February 2018. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  6. ^ "List of 2nd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  8. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  9. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  10. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  12. ^ 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°25′N 91°49′E / 22.41°N 91.82°E / 22.41; 91.82