Dhaka-5

Dhaka-5 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh. Since 2008, it has been held by Habibur Rahman Mollah of the Awami League until 2020.

Dhaka-5
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictDhaka District
DivisionDhaka Division
Electorate450,608 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Kazi Monirul Islam Manu

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Dhaka South City Corporation wards 48 through 50, and four union parishads of Demra, Jatrabari, and Shyampur thanas: Dhania, Demra, Matuail, and Sarulia.[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 Shah Moazzem Hossain Awami League[6]
1979 Awami League[7]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Mohamed Rahmat Ullah Awami League[8]
1988 Mohammad Siraj Uddin Ahmed [9]
Sep 1991 by-election Mohammad Quamrul Islam Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Feb 1996 Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 AKM Rahmat Ullah Awami League
2001 Mohammad Quamrul Islam Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Major Boundary Changes
2008 Habibur Rahman Mollah Awami League
2014 Awami League
2018 Awami League
Oct 2020 by-election Kazi Monirul Islam Manu Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Dhaka-5[10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Habibur Rahman Mollah 108,038 95.0 +41.1
BTF Arju Shah Sayedabadi 2,442 2.1 +2.0
JP(E) Md. Monir Hossain Komol 1,748 1.5 -2.6
NAP Md. Abdur Rashid 1,439 1.3 +0.8
Majority 105,596 92.9 +74.1
Turnout 113,669 27.7 -50.8
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Dhaka-5[2][12][13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Habibur Rahman Mollah 153,144 53.9 +11.3
BNP Salah Uddin Ahmed 99,895 35.2 -18.8
JP(E) Syed Abu Hossain 17,246 6.1 N/A
IAB ATM Hemayet Uddin 9,247 3.3 N/A
NAP Md. Abdur Rashid 1,364 0.5 N/A
Zaker Party Md. Abu Bakar Siddik Khan 1,227 0.4 N/A
PDP Md. Khalekuzzaman Chowdhury 444 0.2 N/A
BTF Md. Sanowar Hossen 312 0.1 N/A
BSD Zulfiker Ali 201 0.1 N/A
BKA Md. Abul Hossen 178 0.1 0.0
Independent Mazedur Rahman Khan 157 0.1 N/A
JSD (R) Md. Wali Ullah Patuary 113 0.0 N/A
KSJL Nazma Akter 105 0.0 N/A
Ganatantri Party Minhaz Uddin Ahmed 93 0.0 N/A
Bangladesh Kalyan Party Zamir Ahmed 75 0.0 N/A
Gano Forum Md. Safar Ali 68 0.0 N/A
Majority 53,249 18.8 +7.4
Turnout 283,869 78.5 +16.7
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Dhaka-5[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Mohammad Quamrul Islam 211,440 54.0 +14.8
Awami League AKM Rahmat Ullah 166,832 42.6 -4.9
IJOF Md. Alfaz Uddin 11,558 3.0 N/A
JSD Md. Amir Ali Mattabbar 579 0.1 0.0
BKA Mizanur Rahman Juktibadi 424 0.1 0.0
Independent S. M. Amzad Ali 253 0.1 N/A
Independent Rizwanul Islam Rubel 92 0.0 N/A
KSJL Laskar Keramat Ali 89 0.0 N/A
Independent Md. Shahadat Hossain 57 0.0 N/A
Majority 44,608 11.4 +3.1
Turnout 391,324 61.8 -6.6
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Dhaka-5[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League AKM Rahmat Ullah 132,443 47.5
BNP Mohammad Quamrul Islam 109,370 39.2
JP(E) Kazi Golam Dostagir 24,557 8.8
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Asraful Haque 7,366 2.6
Zaker Party Md. Momin Uddin Sarder 1,589 0.6
IOJ Mojir Uddin Ahmed 1,431 0.5
Democratic Republican Party Md. Anisuzzaman Khokon 665 0.2
Gano Forum Zamil Chowdhury 506 0.2
JSD Abul Hossain 257 0.1
BKA Mizanur Rahman Juktibadi 199 0.1
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Khalekuzzaman) Anisuzzaman Bhuyan 128 0.1
JSD (R) Liaqat Hossain 99 0.0
Independent Md. Azizur Rahman 81 0.0
Independent Md. Zahirul Haque 81 0.0
Jatiya Janata Party (Nurul Islam) Md. Hannan Hossain Chowdhury 67 0.0
FP Fakhrul Ahsan Rana 56 0.0
Jana Dal Mina Rahman 44 0.0
Majority 23,073 8.3
Turnout 278,939 68.4
Awami League gain from BNP

Khaleda Zia stood for five seats in the 1991 general election: Bogra-7,[15] Dhaka-5, Dhaka-9,[16] Feni-1, and Chittagong-8.[17] After winning all five, she chose to represent Feni-1 and quit the other four, triggering by-elections in them.[18] Mohammad Quamrul Islam of the BNP was elected in a September 1991 by-election.[19]

General Election 1991: Dhaka-5[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Khaleda Zia 71,266 51.5
Awami League Sahara Khatun 45,811 33.1
Independent Mohammad Siraj Uddin Ahmed 10,725 7.7
JP(E) Golam Kadir 3,947 2.9
Zaker Party Md. Kaiser Hamid 2,827 2.0
Bangladesh Janata Party Saidul Islam Montu 1,920 1.4
BKA Mizanur Rahman Juktibadi 821 0.6
Independent Mojammal Huq 436 0.3
JSD (R) Ataul Karim Faruk 202 0.1
Janata Mukti Party Shamsur Rahman 168 0.1
Independent G M L Kabir 104 0.1
Bangladesh Republican Party Shirajul Huq 80 0.1
Bangaladesh Jatiya Tanti Dal Md. Yakub 49 0.0
Independent Md. Abul Hasan 29 0.0
Janasakti Party Md. Abdullah Al Naser 26 0.0
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) A. H. M. Amzad Hossian 20 0.0
Jatiyatabadi Gonotantrik Chashi Dal Afzaluddin Chowdhury 14 0.0
Majority 25,455 18.4
Turnout 138,445 47.7
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

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  11. ^ "Electoral Area Result Statistics: Dhaka-5". AmarMP. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  12. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
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