Dhaka-7

Dhaka-7 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2014 by Haji Mohammad Salim, of the Awami League since 2018.

Dhaka-7
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictDhaka District
DivisionDhaka Division
Electorate328,181 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Haji Mohammad Salim

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Dhaka South City Corporation wards 23 through 33, 35, and 36.[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 Abdul Karim Bepari Awami League[6]
1979 Siddiquir Rahman Bangladesh Nationalist Party[7]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Jahangir Mohammad Adel Jatiya Party[8][9]
1988 Jatiya Party
1991 Sadeque Hossain Khoka Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Feb 1996 Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2001 Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Major Boundary Changes
2008 Mostofa Jalal Mohiuddin Awami League
2014 Haji Mohammad Salim Independent
2018 Awami League[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Dhaka-7[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Haji Mohammad Salim 42,728 58.1 N/A
Awami League Mostafa Jalal Mohiuddin 30,733 41.8 -23.6
Independent Muhammad Riaz Uddin 3,120 4.1% N/A
Majority 11,995 16.3 -17.5
Turnout 76,581 24.4 -56.7
Independent gain from Awami League

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Dhaka-7[2][11][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Mostofa Jalal Mohiuddin 146,347 65.4 +22.2
BNP Md. Nasir Uddin Ahmed Pinto 70,747 31.6 -22.8
IAB Md. Nurol Amin 2,197 1.0 N/A
Ganatantri Party Sarafat Ali Hira 1,268 0.6 N/A
Gano Forum Sahida Amir 950 0.4 N/A
BKA Md. Jaforullah Khan 672 0.3 -0.3
Independent Md. Eiah Hiah Ahmed 478 0.2 N/A
BDB Azmire Begam 427 0.2 N/A
KSJL Md. Rahim 247 0.1 N/A
NAP Md. Mostofa Kamal 208 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Saroar Hosain 102 0.0 N/A
Bangladesh Kalyan Party M. Ibrahim Adil Khan 50 0.0 N/A
BJP Md. Munirol Islam Skedar 42 0.0 N/A
Majority 75,600 33.8 +22.6
Turnout 223,735 81.1 +13.8
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Dhaka-7[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Sadeque Hossain Khoka 123,686 54.4 +9.4
Awami League Mohammad Syed 98,229 43.2 -0.6
IJOF Jahangir Mohammad Adel 3,093 1.4 N/A
BKA Abdul Malek Chowdhury 1,378 0.6 +0.5
JSD Md. Anowar Hossain 229 0.1 +0.1
Bangladesh Progressive Party Muhammad Mahsin Kabir 120 0.1 N/A
Independent Md. Shamim Ahmed 75 0.0 N/A
Independent Md. Salah Uddin Ahmed 72 0.0 N/A
Bangladesh People's Congress Md. Nurul Islam 60 0.0 N/A
Independent Md. Aslam 59 0.0 N/A
Independent Abu Syed 46 0.0 N/A
Bangladesh Muslim League (Jamir Ali) Md. Kudrat Ullah 45 0.0 N/A
Independent Md. Jahangir Alam 40 0.0 N/A
BKSMA (Sadeq) Krishak Md. Sadeq 32 0.0 N/A
BAKSAL M. A. Shahid 22 0.0 N/A
Independent Nasimul Gani Khan 21 0.0 N/A
Majority 25,457 11.2 +10.0
Turnout 227,207 67.3 -5.3
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Dhaka-7[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Sadek Hossain 87,255 45.0 -11.7
Awami League Fajlul Karim 84,940 43.8 +7.3
JP(E) Jahangir Mohammad Adel 13,287 6.9 +5.4
Jamaat-e-Islami A.K.M Abdus Salam 3,494 1.8 +0.1
Zaker Party Hammadul Akbar 1,648 0.9 -0.7
IOJ Lutfar Rahman 1,319 0.7 N/A
Independent Samsuzzaman Mintu 369 0.2 N/A
Gano Forum Sahida Amir 367 0.2 N/A
BKA Abdul Malek Chowdhury 170 0.1 N/A
Independent Nasir Uddin Pannu 159 0.1 N/A
Bangladesh Vhashani Adarsha Bastabayana Parishad Syed Minar Hossain Minu 107 0.1 N/A
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Khalekuzzaman) Rowshan Ara Begum 87 0.0 N/A
Bangladesh Tanjimul Muslimin Nur Hossain Chowdury 81 0.0 N/A
FP Md. Ansar Sikdar 77 0.0 -0.3
Independent Nasir Ali 76 0.0 N/A
Bangladesh Jatiya League (Sobhan) Abdus Sobhan 61 0.0 N/A
JSD Habibur Rahman Showkat 45 0.0 N/A
Jatiya Janata Party (Nurul Islam) Md. Majibur Rahman 42 0.0 N/A
Ganatantrik Sarbahara Party Qazi Farid Ahmed 38 0.0 N/A
JSD (R) Md. Hafizur Rahman 37 0.0 -0.1
Social Democratic Party Md. Nurul Islam 36 0.0 N/A
Bangladesh Janata Party Md. Humayun Kabir 32 0.0 -0.6
Jatiya Janata Party (Asad) Nurjahan Taleb Munshi 18 0.0 N/A
NDP Md. Abul Kashem 15 0.0 -0.1
Majority 2,315 1.2 -18.9
Turnout 193,760 72.6 +14.5
BNP hold
General Election 1991: Dhaka-7[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Sadeque Hossain Khoka 76,601 56.7
Awami League Sheikh Hasina 49,362 36.5
Jamaat-e-Islami A. K. M. Abdus Salam 2,262 1.7
Zaker Party Sageer Ahmed 2,168 1.6
JP(E) Shafiqur Rahman 1,992 1.5
Bangladesh Janata Party Begum Razia Alim 757 0.6
FP Liyakat Hossain 454 0.3
Ganatantri Party Mahmudur Rahman Babu 269 0.2
JSD (R) Nazirul Islam 187 0.1
Independent Jahangir Khan 184 0.1
Independent Abdur Rahman 159 0.1
UCL Naseem Ali 150 0.1
Independent Khalilur Rahman 128 0.1
NDP Alamagir Hossain 96 0.1
Independent Ahmed Aorangajeb Kabir 88 0.1
Jatiya Janata Party and Gonotantrik Oikkya Jot Md. Mujibur Rahman Hiru 73 0.1
JSD (S) Md. Gofran Miyan 64 0.0
Independent Millat Hossain 56 0.0
Independent Md. Ibrahim Hossain 48 0.0
Bangladesh Muslim League (Yusuf) Md. Foyez Box Kadri 36 0.0
Bangladesh People's League (Garib A Nawaz) Nasir Uddin Pannu 28 0.0
Independent Abdul Malek Chowdhury 17 0.0
Jatiyatabadi Gonotantrik Chashi Dal M. A. Ahsan Atik 15 0.0
Majority 27,239 20.1
Turnout 135,194 58.1
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Dhaka-7". 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-7". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 13 February 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.

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Coordinates: 23°43′N 90°23′E / 23.72°N 90.39°E / 23.72; 90.39