Cox's Bazar-4

Cox's Bazar-4 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by Shahin Akhtar of the Awami League.

Cox's Bazar-4
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictCox's Bazar District
DivisionChittagong Division
Electorate266,146 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Shahin Akhtar

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Teknaf and Ukhia upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from the Chittagong-18 constituency when the former Chittagong District was split into two districts: Chittagong and Cox's Bazar.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 AHA Gafur Chowdhury Jatiya Party[5]
1988 Abdul Gani [6]
1991 Shahjahan Chowdhury Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1996 Mohammad Ali Awami League
2001 Shahjahan Chowdhury Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Abdur Rahman Bodi Awami League
2018 Shahin Akhtar Awami League[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Cox's Bazar-4[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdur Rahman Bodi 105,489 93.6 +37.2
JP(E) Taha Yahiya 7,233 6.4 N/A
Majority 98,256 87.2 +74.0
Turnout 112,722 48.3 -40.1
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Cox's Bazar-4[2][8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdur Rahman Bodi 103,626 56.4 +21.2
BNP Shahjahan Chowdhury 79,310 43.2 -21.6
Independent Shahin Aktar 676 0.4 N/A
Majority 24,316 13.2 -16.4
Turnout 183,612 88.4 +15.2
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Cox's Bazar-4[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Shahjahan Chowdhury 89,747 64.8 +34.5
Awami League Mohammad Ali 48,735 35.2 -9.1
Majority 41,012 29.6 +15.6
Turnout 138,482 73.2 +4.0
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Cox's Bazar-4[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Mohammad Ali 44,706 44.3 +0.4
BNP Shahjahan Chowdhury 30,594 30.3 -18.4
Jamaat-e-Islami Shah Jalal Chowdhury 17,607 17.4 +16.9
IOJ Shah Abul Monzur 8,048 8.0 N/A
Majority 14,112 14.0 +9.1
Turnout 100,955 69.2 +16.2
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 1991: Cox's Bazar-4[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Shahjahan Chowdhury 36,872 48.7
Awami League Mohammad Ali 33,176 43.9
Independent H. Abdul Gani 4,130 5.5
JP(E) Abul Fazal Chowdhury 919 1.2
Jamaat-e-Islami Shah Jalal Chowdhury 397 0.5
Independent Muhammadul Haque Chowdhury 148 0.2
Majority 3,696 4.9
Turnout 75,642 53.0
BNP gain from [[|N/A]]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Cox's Bazar-4". 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. ^ "Cox's Bazar-4". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 12 February 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  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: 20°52′N 92°18′E / 20.87°N 92.30°E / 20.87; 92.30