Faridpur-3

Faridpur-3 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain of the Awami League.

Faridpur-3
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictFaridpur District
DivisionDhaka Division
Electorate353,469 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Faridpur Sadar Upazila.[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 Syed Qumrul Islam Saleh Uddin Independent[6]
1979 Sirajul Islam Mridha Bangladesh Nationalist Party[7]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Mohabbat Jan Chowdhury Bangladesh Krishak Sramik Awami League[8]
1988 Kamran Hossain Chowdhury Jatiya Party[9]
1991 Chowdhury Kamal Ibne Yusuf Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain 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: Faridpur-3[2][11][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain 122,047 52.8 +15.6
Independent Chowdhury Kamal Ibne Yusuf 76,478 33.1 N/A
Jamaat-e-Islami Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed 30,821 13.3 N/A
IAB Khandoker Wahiduzzman 1,455 0.6 N/A
Gano Forum Bashijet Kumar Ganguly 375 0.2 N/A
Majority 45,569 19.7 -4.4
Turnout 231,176 86.4 +8.9
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Faridpur-3[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Chowdhury Kamal Ibne Yusuf 114,618 61.3 +21.9
Awami League Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain 69,544 37.2 +8.4
IJOF Sanjiban Kumar Saha 1,734 0.9 N/A
Independent M. A. Karim 405 0.2 N/A
CPB Abu Md. Mokhlesur Rahman 278 0.1 N/A
Desh Prem Party Marshal Shah Alam 234 0.1 N/A
Independent Kazi Joinal Abedin 130 0.1 N/A
Independent Md. Khorsedul Alam Siraj 26 0.0 N/A
Majority 45,074 24.1 +13.6
Turnout 186,969 77.5 -5.3
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Faridpur-3[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Chowdhury Kamal Ibne Yusuf 60,779 39.4 -7.6
Awami League Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain 44,511 28.8 +3.5
JP(E) Imran Hossain Chowdhury 25,547 16.6 +14.7
Jamaat-e-Islami Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed 12,334 8.0 -4.4
Zaker Party A.H.M. Nazmul Huda 10,086 6.5 -4.1
IOJ Md. Motahar Hossain Mamun 544 0.4 N/A
Jatiya Janata Party (Nurul Islam) Syed Harun Ar Rashid 280 0.2 N/A
Bangladesh Muslim League (Jamir Ali) Sikdar Maqim Uddin Ahmed 147 0.1 N/A
Independent Md. Farid Hossain Siddiqi 107 0.1 N/A
Majority 16,268 10.5 -11.2
Turnout 154,335 82.8 +17.4
BNP hold
General Election 1991: Faridpur-3[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Chowdhury Kamal Ibne Yusuf 62,432 47.0
Awami League Imam Uddin Ahmmad 33,653 25.3
Jamaat-e-Islami Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed 16,502 12.4
Zaker Party Abdul Mannan Molla 14,111 10.6
JP(E) Saiful Islam Nilu 2,505 1.9
Bangladesh Janata Party K. M. Obaidur Rahman 1,871 1.4
JSD A. Razzak Molla 1,028 0.8
Bangladesh Freedom League Belayet Hossein 602 0.5
Independent Md. Kausar Ahmmed 134 0.1
Majority 28,779 21.7
Turnout 132,838 65.4
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Faridpur-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°37′N 89°50′E / 23.61°N 89.84°E / 23.61; 89.84