Habiganj-3

Habiganj-3 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Md. Abu Zahir of the Awami League.

Habiganj-3
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictHabiganj District
DivisionSylhet Division
Electorate326,823 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Md. Abu Zahir

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Habiganj Sadar and Lakhai upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from a Sylhet constituency when the former Sylhet District was split into four districts: Sunamganj, Sylhet, Moulvibazar, and Habiganj.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Chowdhury Abdul Hai Awami League[5]
1988 Abu Lais Md. Mubin Chowdhury Jatiya Party[6]
Feb 1996 Atiq Ullah Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Jun 1996 Abu Lais Md. Mubin Chowdhury Jatiya Party
2001 Shah A. M. S. Kibria Awami League
2005 by-election Abu Lais Md. Mubin Chowdhury Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Md. Abu Zahir Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Habiganj-3[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Md. Abu Zahir 98,155 82.5 +12.1
JP(E) Mohammad Atikur Rahman 20,837 17.5 N/A
Majority 77,318 65.0 +21.9
Turnout 118,992 41.5 -43.5
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Habiganj-3[2][8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Md. Abu Zahir 147,827 70.4
BNP Abu Lais Md. Mubin Chowdhury 57,260 27.3
NAP Md. Syedur Rahman 1,949 0.9
BIF Md. Shohidul Islam 1,445 0.7
IAB Hafiz Md. Abdul Karim 1,307 0.6
KSJL Md. Nurual Haque 269 0.1
Majority 90,567 43.1
Turnout 210,057 82.7
Awami League gain from BNP

Shah A. M. S. Kibria was assassinated on 27 January 2005. Abu Lais Md. Mubin Chowdhury of the BNP was elected unopposed in April, after the four other candidates withdrew from the by-election scheduled for later that month.[10]

General Election 2001: Habiganj-3[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Shah A. M. S. Kibria 83,110 47.7 +12.5
BNP Abu Lais Md. Mubin Chowdhury 69,306 39.8 +35.5
IJOF Md. Azizul Haque 19,797 11.4 N/A
BIF Md. Shohidul Islam 781 0.4 -0.2
Jatiya Party (M) Md. Shafiqul Islam 398 0.2 N/A
Independent Azizur Rahman Chowdhury 387 0.2 N/A
CPB Hirendra Datta 235 0.1 N/A
Independent Syed Md. Mujakkir Hossain 150 0.1 N/A
BKSMA (Sadeq) Md. Apel Mahmud Dulal 121 0.1 N/A
Majority 13,804 7.9 -0.1
Turnout 174,285 73.9 +2.7
Awami League gain from JP(E)

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Habiganj-3[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Abu Lais Md. Mubin Chowdhury 55,795 43.1 +2.3
Awami League Shahid Uddin Chowdhury 45,493 35.2 N/A
Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Awami League (Mostofa Allama) Syed Md. Kaisar 10,773 8.3 N/A
Independent Md. Nizam Uddin 6,436 5.0 N/A
BNP Md. Atique Ullah 5,505 4.3 -8.4
Jamaat-e-Islami Syed Shah Alam Hossain 2,670 2.1 -2.9
Gano Forum Chowdhury Ashraful Bari Noman 1,391 1.1 N/A
BIF Noman Ahmed Khan 765 0.6 N/A
Independent Md. A. Rezzak 551 0.4 N/A
Majority 10,302 8.0 +0.3
Turnout 129,379 71.2 +23.8
JP(E) hold
General Election 1991: Habiganj-3[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Abu Lais Md. Mubin Chowdhury 38,260 40.8
NAP (Muzaffar) Chowdhury Abdul Hai 31,045 33.1
BNP Atik Ullah 11,927 12.7
Independent M. A. Mottalib 4,709 5.0
Jamaat-e-Islami Syed Shah Alam Hossain 4,707 5.0
Independent Azizur Rahman Chowdhury 1,406 1.5
Independent Md. Tazul Islam 537 0.6
Zaker Party Mufti Abu Naser 480 0.5
FP Syed Ebadul Hasan 395 0.4
JSD (R) Abu Taher 283 0.3
Majority 7,215 7.7
Turnout 93,749 47.4
JP(E) hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Habiganj-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. ^ "District Statistics 2011: Sylhet" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  5. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Habiganj-3". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 3 July 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  10. ^ "Mubin Chowdhury elected unopposed in Habiganj by-polls". bdnews24.com. 6 April 2005. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  11. ^ 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: 24°22′N 91°25′E / 24.37°N 91.42°E / 24.37; 91.42