Comilla-9

Comilla-9 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Tazul Islam of the Awami League.

Comilla-9
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictComilla District
DivisionChittagong Division
Electorate361,960 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Tazul Islam

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Laksam and Manoharganj upazilas.[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 Khandaker Mushtaq Ahmed Awami League[6]
1979 A. K. M. Abu Zahed Bangladesh Nationalist Party[7]
1986 Abul Kalam Mazumdar Awami League[8]
1988 Monirul Haq Chowdhury Jatiya Party[9]
1991 Monirul Haq Chowdhury Jatiya Party
February 1996 Amin ur Rashid Yasin Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 A. H. M. Mustafa Kamal Awami League
2001 Monirul Haq Chowdhury Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Tazul Islam Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Comilla-9[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Tazul Islam 163,195 93.0 +43.8
JP(E) Md. Golam Mostofa Kamal 12,192 7.0 N/A
Majority 151,003 86.1 +85.9
Turnout 175,387 54.5 -36
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Comilla-9[2][11][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Tazul Islam 117,748 49.2 +4.0
BNP Anwarul Azim 117,290 49.0 -4.7
IAB Salim Mahmud 2,230 0.9 N/A
BKA Md. Ismail 761 0.3 N/A
Bangladesh Kalyan Party Mostak Hosen 731 0.3 N/A
Independent Md. Ayub Ali 630 0.3 N/A
Majority 458 0.2 -8.3
Turnout 239,390 90.5 +15.4
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Comilla-9[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Monirul Haq Chowdhury 78,622 53.7 +51.0
Awami League A. H. M. Mustafa Kamal 66,175 45.2 -6.1
IJOF Saif Uddin Ahmmad 496 0.3 N/A
JSD Munsi Faruk Ahmed 268 0.2 N/A
Gano Forum M. A. Matin 225 0.2 -0.2
Independent Abul Kasem 214 0.1 N/A
NAP (Bhashani) Md. Rustam Ali Maishan 209 0.1 -0.1
Independent Md. Rashid 104 0.1 N/A
Quran Sunnah Bastabayan Parishad Md. Mostafa Kamal 77 0.1 0.0
Independent Golam Mohiuddin 74 0.1 N/A
Majority 12,447 8.5 -0.1
Turnout 146,464 75.1 -0.1
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Comilla-9[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League A. H. M. Mustafa Kamal 57,195 51.3 +13.3
JP(E) Monirul Haq Chowdhury 47,570 42.7 -4.3
BNP Syed Matiul Islam 3,010 2.7 -8.3
Jamaat-e-Islami Mostofa Kamal Bhuiyan 2,602 2.3 N/A
Gano Forum Md. Abdul Matin 430 0.4 N/A
NAP (Bhashani) Md. Rustam Ali Maishan 238 0.2 N/A
Zaker Party Fate Ali Member 212 0.2 -0.5
IOJ Md. Siddiqur Rahman 97 0.1 N/A
Quran Sunnah Bastabayan Parishad Md. Mostafa Kamal 82 0.1 N/A
Islamic Sashantantrik Andolan Yakub 54 0.0 N/A
JSD (R) Munshi Faruk Ahmed 45 0.0 N/A
Majority 9,625 8.6 -0.3
Turnout 111,535 75.2 +20.2
Awami League gain from JP(E)
General Election 1991: Comilla-9[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Monirul Haq Chowdhury 42,746 47.0
Awami League Abul Kalam Mazumdar 34,612 38.0
BNP Rabeya Khatun Chowdhury 10,017 11.0
Bangladesh Janata Party Abdur Razzak 2,219 2.4
Zaker Party Fazal Khan 675 0.7
NAP (Muzaffar) Joinal Abedin 386 0.4
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) Abdur Rahman Mazumdar 351 0.4
Majority 8,134 8.9
Turnout 91,006 55.0
JP(E) hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cumilla-9". 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. ^ "Comilla-9". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 6 July 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  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 28 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 23°14′N 91°07′E / 23.24°N 91.12°E / 23.24; 91.12