Cox's Bazar-1

Cox's Bazar-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by Jafar Alam of the Awami League.

Cox's Bazar-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictCox's Bazar District
DivisionChittagong Division
Electorate390,829 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Jafar Alam

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Chakaria and Pekua upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from a Chittagong constituency when the former Chittagong District was split into two districts: Chittagong and Cox's Bazar.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 A. H. Salahuddin Mahmud Jatiya Party[5][6]
1991 Enamul Haq Manju Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami
1996 Salah Uddin Ahmed Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Hasina Ahmed Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2014 Mohammed Ellias Jatiya Party (Ershad)
2018 Jafar Alam Awami League[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Mohammed Ellias was elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[7]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Cox's Bazar-1[2][8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Hasina Ahmed 156,512 56.2 -7.2
Awami League Salah Uddin Ahmed CIP 121,111 43.5 +8.5
BSD Rafiqul Ahsan 706 0.3 N/A
National People's Party Mohammad Iftekhar Uddin 175 0.1 N/A
Majority 35,401 12.7 -15.7
Turnout 278,504 89.3 +14.6
BNP hold
General Election 2001: Cox's Bazar-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Salah Uddin Ahmad 134,602 63.4 +17.2
Awami League Salah Uddin Ahmed CIP 74,297 35.0 +2.6
IJOF Abdul Hamid 1,039 0.5 N/A
Independent Shafiul Alam 655 0.3 N/A
Workers Party Abu Md. Bashirul Alam 554 0.3 0.0
Independent Maksudul Haq Chuttu 406 0.2 N/A
Independent Md. Shafi Ullah 241 0.1 -0.1
Jatiya Party (M) Sohrab Hossain 204 0.1 N/A
Independent Ziauddin 154 0.1 N/A
Independent Fajlul Karim 81 0.0 N/A
JSD M. Ali Amir Khan Parvez 60 0.0 N/A
Independent Nurul Kader 54 0.0 N/A
Independent Bahadur Shah 49 0.0 N/A
Independent Nurul Absar 42 0.0 N/A
Majority 60,305 28.4 +14.5
Turnout 212,438 74.7 +0.5
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Cox's Bazar-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Salah Uddin Ahmed 72,594 46.2 +31.2
Awami League Salah Uddin Ahmed CIP 50,829 32.4 +2.1
Jamaat-e-Islami Enamul Haq Manju 27,054 17.2 -17.8
IOJ Md. Abdur Rahim Bakhali 4,313 2.7 N/A
JP(E) Md. Monwar Alam 1,083 0.7 N/A
Workers Party Abu Md. Bashirul Alam 423 0.3 N/A
Independent Md. Shafi Ullah 296 0.2 N/A
Independent Md. Rafique Ahmed 212 0.1 N/A
Independent Md. Ibrahim Chowdhury 89 0.1 N/A
Independent Momtajul Islam 69 0.0 N/A
Independent Abul Hossain Monu 64 0.0 N/A
Majority 21,765 13.9 +9.2
Turnout 157,026 74.2 +22.9
BNP gain from Jamaat-e-Islami
General Election 1991: Cox's Bazar-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Jamaat-e-Islami Enamul Haq Manju 37,893 35.0
Awami League Johirul Islam 32,849 30.3
NDP Salahuddin Kader Chowdhury 20,311 18.7
BNP Mahmudul Karim 16,238 15.0
BAKSAL S. A. K. Shamsul Huda 484 0.4
Jatiya Jukta Front Selim Chowdhury 373 0.3
Zaker Party Md. Ibrahim 220 0.2
Majority 5,044 4.7
Turnout 108,368 51.3
Jamaat-e-Islami gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Cox's Bazar-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. ^ "District Statistics 2011: Chittagong" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  5. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  8. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  10. ^ 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: 21°46′N 92°05′E / 21.76°N 92.08°E / 21.76; 92.08