Kishoreganj-5

Kishoreganj-5 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Afzal Hossain of the Awami League.

Kishoreganj-5
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictKishoreganj District
DivisionDhaka Division
Electorate278,708 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Afzal Hossain

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Bajitpur and Nikli upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from a Mymensingh constituency when the former Mymensingh District was split into four districts: Mymensingh, Sherpur, Netrokona, and Kishoreganj.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Abdul Hamid Awami League[5]
1988 Abdul Latif Bhuiyan [6]
1991 Abdul Hamid Awami League
February 1996 Imdadul Haque Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Abdul Hamid Awami League
2008 Afzal Hossain Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Afzal Hossain was re-elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[7]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Kishoreganj-5[2][8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Afzal Hossain 123,474 64.8 +13.4
BNP Mojibur Rahman Monju 65,054 34.2 +20.5
BDB Md. Abdur Rahim 1,732 0.9 N/A
Bangladesh Kalyan Party Md. Aminul Ahasan 200 0.1 N/A
Majority 58,420 30.7 +14.1
Turnout 190,460 88.5 +16.2
Awami League hold
General Election 2001: Kishoreganj-5[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdul Hamid 93,915 51.4 +14.4
KSJL Md. Fazlur Rahman 63,656 34.9 N/A
BNP Jahir Uddin Bhuiyan 25,064 13.7 -4.9
Majority 30,259 16.6 +15.2
Turnout 182,635 72.3 -3.0
Awami League hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Kishoreganj-5[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdul Hamid 54,073 37.0 -17.9
Independent Md. Fazlur Rahman 52,024 35.6 N/A
BNP Emdadul Haque 27,251 18.6 -4.6
JP(E) Ershad Uddin Ahmed Khan Milki 8,045 5.5 +3.5
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdus Salam Khan Pathan 2,211 1.5 -2.0
Gano Forum Borhanuddin Chowdhury 2,100 1.4 N/A
Islamic Sashantantrik Andolan K. M. Aminul Haque 568 0.4 N/A
Majority 2,049 1.4 -30.3
Turnout 146,272 75.3 +24.0
Awami League hold
General Election 1991: Kishoreganj-5[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdul Hamid 62,792 54.9
BNP Habibur Rahman Bhuiyan 26,540 23.2
Bangladesh Muslim League (Aian Uddin) A. H. M. Kamruzzaman Khan 16,205 14.2
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdus Salam Khan Pathan 4,058 3.5
JP(E) Md. Shafiqul Islam 2,301 2.0
Zaker Party Md. Ahmed Karim Mollah 887 0.8
Workers Party Kazi Salah Uddin 520 0.5
JSD (R) Ali Ahmed Milki 451 0.4
Ganatantri Party Md. Hasmat Uddin Thakur 338 0.3
Independent Golam Rabbani 294 0.3
Majority 36,252 31.7
Turnout 114,386 51.3
Awami League gain from [[|N/A]]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kishoreganj-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. ^ "District Statistics 2011: Mymensingh" (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. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  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. ^ 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: 24°13′N 90°56′E / 24.21°N 90.94°E / 24.21; 90.94