Dhaka-3

Dhaka-3 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Nasrul Hamid of the Awami League.

Dhaka-3
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictDhaka District
DivisionDhaka Division
Electorate311,617 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Nasrul Hamid

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses five union parishads of Keraniganj Upazila: Aganagar, Konda, Subhadya, Tegharia, and Zinjira.[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 Mofizul Islam Khan Kamal Awami League[6]
1979 Nizam Uddin Khan Bangladesh Nationalist Party[7]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Mostafa Mohsin Montu Jatiya Party[8]
1988 Md. Saifur Rahman Jatiya Party[9]
1991 Amanullah Aman Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Feb 1996 Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2001 Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Nasrul Hamid Awami League
2014 Awami League
2018 Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Nasrul Hamid 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: Dhaka-3[2][11][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Nasrul Hamid 112,623 58.5 +24.8
BNP Gayeshwar Chandra Roy 70,680 36.7 -27.5
IAB Md. Sultan Ahamed Khan 7,176 3.7 N/A
Zaker Party Kaisar Alam Topu 1,637 0.9 N/A
BKA Md. Fokrul Islam 394 0.2 -0.1
Majority 41,943 21.8 -8.7
Turnout 192,510 76.8 +8.8
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Dhaka-3[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Amanullah Aman 169,980 64.2 +4.3
Awami League Nasrul Hamid 89,375 33.7 +8.3
IJOF Md. Saiful Islam 4,108 1.6 N/A
BKA Abu Zafar Quasemi 922 0.3 +0.1
Independent Md. Moniruzzaman Rubel 383 0.1 N/A
JSD Habibur Rahman 203 0.1 N/A
Majority 80,605 30.4 -4.1
Turnout 264,971 68.0 -7.3
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Dhaka-3[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Amanullah Aman 124,096 59.9 +2.6
Awami League Md. Shah Jahan 52,662 25.4 -13.6
JP(E) Md. Saifur Rahman 22,093 10.7 +9.9
Islamic Sashantantrik Andolan Md. Nazrul Islam 3,131 1.5 N/A
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Abul Hasem 1,859 0.9 N/A
Zaker Party Alamgir Hossain 1,734 0.8 -0.7
Independent A. Samad 461 0.2 N/A
Democratic Republican Party Sk. Salah Uddin Ahmed 404 0.2 N/A
BKA Jalal Uddin 351 0.2 N/A
Bangladesh Tafsil Jati Fedaration (S.K. Mandal) Sri Sawpon Kumar Mandal 187 0.1 N/A
Bangladesh Tafsili Federation (Sudir) Sudir Chandra Sarker 150 0.1 N/A
Majority 71,434 34.5 +16.2
Turnout 207,128 75.3 +16.6
BNP hold
General Election 1991: Dhaka-3[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Amanullah Aman 97,299 57.3
Awami League Mostafa Mohsin Montu 66,220 39.0
Zaker Party Alamgir Hossain 2,580 1.5
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Abul Hasem 1,676 1.0
JP(E) Obaidur Rahman 1,372 0.8
JSD (R) Md. Hafizur Rahman 348 0.2
NDP Md. Abul Hossain 304 0.2
Majority 31,079 18.3
Turnout 169,799 58.7
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dhaka-3". 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 28 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 23°42′N 90°20′E / 23.70°N 90.34°E / 23.70; 90.34