Comilla-5

Comilla-5 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Abdul Matin Khasru of the Awami League.

Comilla-5
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictComilla District
DivisionChittagong Division
Electorate368,967 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Abdul Matin Khasru

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Brahmanpara and Burichang upazilas.[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 Abdul Kuddas Makhan Awami League[4]
1979 Habib Ullah Khan Bangladesh Nationalist Party[5]
1986 Mohammad Yunus Jatiya Party[6][7]
1991 Abdul Matin Khasru Awami League
February 1996 Mujibur Rahman Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Abdul Matin Khasru Awami League
2001 Mohammad Yunus Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Abdul Matin Khasru Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Comilla-5[8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdul Matin Khasru 206,931 96.2 +32.5
JP(E) Safikur Rahman 8,157 3.8 N/A
Majority 198,774 92.4 +63.1
Turnout 215,088 67.0 -16.2
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Comilla-5[2][10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdul Matin Khasru 143,208 63.7 +18.0
BNP ASM Alauddin Bhuiyan 77,260 34.3 -16.4
Independent Abdullah Al Mamun 3,200 1.4 +1.1
People's Front Md. Farid Uddin 379 0.2 N/A
Gano Forum Sheikh Abdul Baten 280 0.1 N/A
Independent Md. Shaha Uddin 232 0.1 N/A
Independent Abul Bashar 232 0.1 N/A
Independent Sajeda Arif 168 0.1 N/A
Majority 65,948 29.3 +24.3
Turnout 224,959 83.2 +11.8
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Comilla-5[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Mohammad Yunus 96,828 50.7 +21.5
Awami League Abdul Matin Khasru 87,276 45.7 +6.8
IJOF Tafazzal Hossain 6,034 3.2 N/A
Independent Abdullah Al-Mamun 504 0.3 N/A
KSJL Md. Delowar Hossain Bhuyan 188 0.1 N/A
Majority 9,552 5.0 -4.7
Turnout 190,830 71.4 +0.6
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Comilla-5[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdul Matin Khasru 51,184 38.9 -0.5
BNP Abul Qashem 38,378 29.2 +7.1
JP(E) Md. Ohidun Nabi 30,295 23.1 +6.6
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdur Rouf 10,038 7.6 -7.2
NAP (Bhashani) Md. Sirajul Islam 493 0.4 N/A
IOJ A. B. M. Jaher Sharif 421 0.3 N/A
Zaker Party Shamsul Alam 340 0.3 -0.6
Independent Mohammad Yunus 268 0.2 N/A
Majority 12,806 9.7 -7.6
Turnout 131,417 70.8 +27.1
Awami League hold
General Election 1991: Comilla-5[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdul Matin Khasru 42,680 39.4
BNP Md. A. Latif 23,960 22.1
JP(E) Mohammad Yunus 17,852 16.5
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdur Rouf 16,048 14.8
FP A. Sattar Bhuiyan 5,924 5.5
Zaker Party Shamsul Alam 1,029 0.9
Independent Tafazzal Hossain 322 0.3
Ganatantri Party Abdul Khaleq 274 0.3
Independent Yusuf Sarwar 261 0.2
Majority 18,720 17.3
Turnout 108,350 43.7
Awami League gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cumilla-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 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. ^ "List of 1st Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 February 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. ^ "Comilla-5". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 1 April 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Electoral Area Result Statistics: Comilla-5". AmarMP. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  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: 23°33′N 91°08′E / 23.55°N 91.13°E / 23.55; 91.13