Comilla-11

Comilla-11 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Mazibul Hoque of the Awami League.

Comilla-11
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictComilla District
DivisionChittagong Division
Electorate328,280 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Mazibul Hoque

BoundariesEdit

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

HistoryEdit

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

Ahead of the 2008 general election, the Election Commission redrew constituency boundaries to reflect population changes revealed by the 2001 Bangladesh census.[4] The 2008 redistricting altered the boundaries of the constituency.[5]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1973 Ali Ashraf Independent[6]
1979 Muzaffar Ahmed NAP (Muzzafar)[7]
1986 Omar Ahmed Majumder Awami League[8][9]
1991 AKM Kamruzzaman Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1996 Md. Joynal Abedin Bhuiyan Awami League
2001 Abdul Gafur Bhuiyan Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Mazibul Hoque Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Mazibul Hoque was re-elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[10]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Comilla-11[2][11][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Mazibul Hoque 101,201 52.3 +17.6
Jamaat-e-Islami Syed Abdullah Muhammad Taher 77,924 40.3 N/A
JP(E) Kazi Zafar Ahmed 12,980 1.0 N/A
IAB Md. Kamal Uddin Bhuiyan 1,474 0.8 N/A
Majority 23,277 12.0 -18.0
Turnout 193,579 80.9 +7.1
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Comilla-11[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Abdul Gafur Bhuiyan 87,898 64.7 +28.4
Awami League Md. Joynal Abedin Bhuiyan 47,176 34.7 -15.2
IJOF M. Ahidur Rahman 391 0.3 N/A
Independent Ali Ahmad Mollah 288 0.2 N/A
Independent Md. Shah Alam 211 0.2 N/A
Majority 40,722 30.0 +16.4
Turnout 135,964 73.8 +15.1
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Comilla-11[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Md. Joynal Abedin Bhuiyan 38,382 49.9 +15.4
BNP AKM Kamruzzaman 27,915 36.3 -4.5
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. A.J.M. Saleh Uddin Khand 4,884 6.4 -5.3
JP(E) A.K.M. Moin Uddin Bhuiyan 4,690 6.1 -6.3
Gano Forum Mokhlesur Rahman Chowdhury 389 0.5 N/A
Zaker Party Md. Abul Hasem Khandakar 233 0.3 0.0
NAP (Bhashani) Md. Ali Ashraf Mazumder 218 0.3 N/A
BKA Md. Abdul Hamid 176 0.2 N/A
Majority 10,467 13.6 +7.3
Turnout 76,877 58.7 +20.4
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 1991: Comilla-11[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP AKM Kamruzzaman 24,948 40.8
Awami League Md. Joynal Abedin Bhuiyan 21,078 34.5
JP(E) Omar Ahmed Majumder 7,608 12.4
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Salah Uddin 7,178 11.7
Zaker Party A. Hasem 192 0.3
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Khalekuzzaman) AKM Rafiqul Haider Mazumdar 173 0.3
Majority 3,870 6.3
Turnout 61,177 38.3
BNP gain from Awami League

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cumilla-11". 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. ^ Rahman, Syedur (2010). Historical Dictionary of Bangladesh. Scarecrow Press. p. 105. ISBN 978-0-8108-7453-4.
  5. ^ Liton, Shakhawat (11 July 2008). "Final list of redrawn JS seats published". The Daily Star.
  6. ^ "List of 1st Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  7. ^ "List of 2nd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  8. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  9. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  10. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  11. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  12. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  13. ^ 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°14′N 91°19′E / 23.23°N 91.31°E / 23.23; 91.31