Khulna-5

Khulna-5 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Narayan Chandra Chanda of the Awami League.

Khulna-5
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictKhulna District
DivisionKhulna Division
Electorate344,470 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Narayan Chandra Chanda

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Dumuria and Phultala upazilas, Khan Jahan Ali Thana, Gilatala Cantonment, and Atra Gilatala Union.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created for the first general elections in newly independent Bangladesh, held in 1973.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1973 Kuber Chandra Biswas Awami League[4]
1979 Prafulla Kumar Shil Awami League[5]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 HMA Gaffar Jatiya Party[6][7]
1991 Salhuddin Yusuf Awami League
February 1996 Gazi Abdul Haq Bangladesh Nationalist Party[8]
June 1996 Salhuddin Yusuf Awami League
2000 by-election Narayan Chandra Chanda Awami League
2001 Mia Golam Parwar Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami
2008 Narayan Chandra Chanda Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Narayan Chandra Chanda was re-elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[9]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Khulna-5[2][10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Narayan Chandra Chanda 144,600 56.7 +9.3
Jamaat-e-Islami Mia Golam Parwar 105,312 41.3 -8.3
IAB Sheikh Jamil Ahmed 3,897 1.5 N/A
United Citizen Movement Kazi Faruq Ahammd 653 0.3 N/A
BDB Bidur Kanti Biswas 596 0.2 N/A
Majority 39,288 15.4 +13.3
Turnout 255,058 91.2 +3.8
Awami League gain from Jamaat-e-Islami
General Election 2001: Khulna-5[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Jamaat-e-Islami Mia Golam Parwar 105,740 49.6
Awami League Narayan Chandra Chanda 101,192 47.4
IJOF H. M. A. Rouf 3,820 1.8 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Abul Kashem Dablu 1,681 0.8 N/A
Workers Party Md. Anser Ali Molla 803 0.4
Independent Shabkas Mondal 108 0.1 N/A
Majority 4,548 2.1
Turnout 213,344 87.4
Jamaat-e-Islami gain from Awami League

Salah Uddin Yusuf died in 2000. Narayan Chandra Chandu was elected in a December 2000 by-election.[13][14]

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Khulna-5[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Salahuddin Yusuf 70,184 41.4 -1.9
BNP Mazidul Islam 45,584 26.9 +4.1
JP(E) HMA Gaffar 31,339 18.5 +4.2
Jamaat-e-Islami A. K. M. Gausul Azam 15,960 9.4 -8.6
IOJ Md. Nazrul Islam 3,832 2.3 N/A
Workers Party Hafizur Rahman Bhuiyan 2,086 1.2 N/A
Zaker Party Md. Sheikh Shahidullah 311 0.2 0.0
Bangladesh Muslim League (Jamir Ali) M. A. Samad 198 0.1 N/A
Majority 24,600 14.5 -6.0
Turnout 169,494 84.6 +13.3
Awami League hold
General Election 1991: Khulna-5[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Salhuddin Yusuf 63,211 43.3
BNP Mazidul Islam 33,239 22.8
Jamaat-e-Islami Mia Golam Parwar 26,211 18.0
JP(E) HMA Gaffar 20,821 14.3
UCL Nazrul Islam 1,766 1.2
Zaker Party Md. Moniruzzaman 316 0.2
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) Abdus Samad 215 0.1
JSD (R) Sk. Hamidur Rahman 126 0.1
Majority 29,972 20.5
Turnout 145,905 71.3
Awami League gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Khulna-5". 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. ^ "List of 1st Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  5. ^ "List of 2nd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  8. ^ "List of 6th Parliament Members" (PDF). Jatiya Sangsad. Archived (PDF) from the original on 15 September 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  9. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  10. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  12. ^ 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.
  13. ^ "Narayan Chandra Chandu AL nominee for Khulna-5 by-polls". The Daily Star. 26 November 2000. Archived from the original on 27 February 2001.
  14. ^ "3 new faces inducted into cabinet". New Age. Dhaka. UNB. 3 January 2018. Retrieved 6 April 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 22°49′N 89°25′E / 22.81°N 89.42°E / 22.81; 89.42