Dhaka-4

Dhaka-4 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2014 by Sayed Abu Hossain of the Jatiya Party (Ershad).

Dhaka-4
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictDhaka District
DivisionDhaka Division
Electorate245,813 (2019)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyJatiya Party (Ershad)
Member(s)Sayed Abu Hossain

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Dhaka South City Corporation wards 47 and 51 through 54, and one union parishad of Shyampur Thana: Shyampur.[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 Mir Abul Khayer Awami League[6]
1979 Anwar Uddin Shikdar Bangladesh Nationalist Party[7]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Syed Abu Hossain Babla Jatiya Party[8][9]
1988 Jatiya Party
1991 Salah Uddin Ahmed Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Feb 1996 Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Habibur Rahman Mollah Awami League
2001 Salah Uddin Ahmed Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Sanjida Khanam Awami League
2014 Syed Abu Hossain Babla Jatiya Party
2018 Jatiya Party

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Dhaka-4[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Sayed Abu Hossain 17,772 54.6 N/A
Independent Awlad Hossain 14,787 45.4 N/A
Majority 2,985 9.2 -18.8
Turnout 32,559 14.2 -65.9
JP(E) gain from Awami League

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Dhaka-4[2][11][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Sanjida Khanam 97,828 60.6 +18.3
BNP Abdul Hai 52,701 32.7 -19.3
IAB Rashid Ahmad Ferdous 6,600 4.1 N/A
Independent Md. Lutfar Rahman 1,551 1.0 N/A
Bangladesh Kalyan Party Md. Shafiqur Rahman 1,480 0.9 N/A
NAP Makbul Ahmed Mokter 576 0.4 N/A
BTF Md. Motiur Rahman 204 0.1 N/A
BKA Md. Abdul Malek 167 0.1 N/A
Gano Forum Safar Ali 103 0.1 N/A
United Citizen Movement Amir Khan 99 0.1 N/A
JSD (R) Md. Akhter Hossen Bhuiya 85 0.1 N/A
Majority 45,127 28.0 +18.3
Turnout 161,394 80.1 +20.5
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Dhaka-4[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Salah Uddin Ahmed 151,368 52.0 +14.7
Awami League Habibur Rahman Mollah 123,002 42.3 -4.8
IJOF Syed Abu Hossain Babla 15,413 5.3 N/A
CPB Sahidullah Chowdhury 507 0.2 -0.1
JSD Habibur Rahman Shawkat 295 0.1 N/A
Bangladesh People's Congress M. A. Gafur 196 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Monir Hossain Komal 149 0.1 N/A
Samridhya Bangladesh Andolan Md. Mizanur Rahman 60 0.0 N/A
Majority 28,366 9.7 -0.1
Turnout 290,990 59.6 -6.3
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Dhaka-4[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Habibur Rahman Mollah 102,939 47.1 N/A
BNP Salah Uddin Ahmed 81,522 37.3 -10.6
JP(E) Kazi Jafar Ahmed 18,317 8.4 +2.9
Jamaat-e-Islami Shah Jalal 7,368 3.4 -1.8
IOJ Rashid Ahmad Ferdous 4,719 2.2 +0.2
Zaker Party Jahangir Alam Chowdhury 1,989 0.9 -1.5
CPB Sahidullah Chowdhury 583 0.3 -35.8
BKA Md. Jamal Uddin Mian 435 0.2 N/A
Independent S. M. Mosharaf Hossain 269 0.1 N/A
Ganatantrik Sarbahara Party Rafiqul Alam 133 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Daridra Party Din Mohammed Bhuyan 94 0.0 N/A
NDP Md. Abu Shaleh 86 0.0 -0.1
Jatiya Janata Party (Asad) Md. Yusuf Ali 48 0.0 -0.1
Majority 21,417 9.8 -2.0
Turnout 218,502 65.9 +24.1
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 1991: Dhaka-4[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Salah Uddin Ahmed 56,362 47.9
CPB Saifuddin Ahmed Manik 42,454 36.1
JP(E) Md. Aamir Hossain 6,424 5.5
Jamaat-e-Islami Shah Jalal 6,106 5.2
Zaker Party Sharif Uddin Ahmed 2,803 2.4
IOJ M. A. Gafur 2,300 2.0
Bangladesh Janata Party S. M. Jamal Badshah 614 0.5
Jatiya Biplobi Front Abul Hossain 170 0.1
NDP M. A. Ahad 116 0.1
Jatiyatabadi Gonotantrik Chashi Dal Kazi Abdus Salam 95 0.1
Independent M. A. Gafur 93 0.1
Jatiya Janata Party (Asad) Makbul Ahmed 60 0.1
Independent Gazi Md. Delwar Hossain 59 0.1
Independent Habibur Rahman Mollah 58 0.0
Majority 13,908 11.8
Turnout 117,714 41.8
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dhaka-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. ^ 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 August 2014.
  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. ^ "Dhaka-4". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 12 June 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 29 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 23°41′N 90°26′E / 23.69°N 90.43°E / 23.69; 90.43