Kushtia-1

Kushtia-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by AKM Sarwar Jahan Badsha of the Awami League.

Kushtia-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictKushtia District
DivisionKhulna Division
Electorate336,119 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)AKM Sarwar Jahan Badsha

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Daulatpur Upazila.[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 Azizur Rahman Akkas Awami League[4]
1979 Ahammad Ali Bangladesh Nationalist Party[5]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Mohammad Korban Ali Jatiya Party[6][7]
1991 Ahsanul Haq Mollah Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2004 by-election Bachhu Mollah Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Afaz Uddin Ahmed Awami League
2014 Rezaul Haque Chowdhury Independent
2018 AKM Sarwar Jahan Awami League[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Kushtia-1[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Rezaul Haque Chowdhury 62,528 54.2 N/A
Awami League Afaz Uddin Ahmed 52,909 45.8 -12.4
Majority 9,619 8.3 -8.8
Turnout 115,437 37.7 -53.5
Independent gain from Awami League

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Kushtia-1[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Afaz Uddin Ahmed 145,063 58.2
BNP Md. Altaf Hosen 102,412 41.1
IAB Md. Ruhul Amin 869 0.3
JSD Md. Ashraf Siddiquie 649 0.3
BTF Md. Hafizur Rahman 323 0.1
Majority 42,651 17.1
Turnout 249,316 91.2
Awami League gain from BNP

Ahsanul Haq Mollah died in December 2003.[11] Bachhu Mollah, his son, was elected in a March 2004 by-election.[12]

General Election 2001: Kushtia-1[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Ahsanul Haq Mollah 108,326 49.1 +11.0
Awami League Afaz Uddin Ahmed 103,491 46.9 +19.2
IJOF Md. Golam Mostafa 6,056 2.7 N/A
JSD Md. Rezaul Haq 1,994 0.9 -1.6
Workers Party Md. Lutfar Rahman Joarder 598 0.3 N/A
Independent Md. Kamal Hossain 184 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Md. Moslem Uddin 143 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Janata Party (Hafizur) Hafizur Rahman Khaja 30 0.0 N/A
Majority 4,835 2.2 -8.2
Turnout 220,822 86.0 -2.7
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Kushtia-1[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Ahsanul Haq Mollah 64,692 38.1 -0.2
Awami League Afaz Uddin Ahmed 47,053 27.7 N/A
JP(E) Korban Ali 36,797 21.7 +4.1
JSD (R) Md. Yakub Ali 11,657 6.9 -10.3
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Nur Kutubul Alam 4,551 2.7 -2.4
JSD Kazi Aref Ahmed 4,293 2.5 -3.5
Zaker Party Md. Kamal Hossain 636 0.4 -1.1
Independent Md. Matiar Rahman 214 0.1 N/A
Majority 17,639 10.4 -10.3
Turnout 169,893 88.7 +16.3
BNP hold
General Election 1991: Kushtia-1[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Md. Ahsanul Haq Molla 56,807 38.3
JP(E) Korban Ali 26,140 17.6
JSD (R) Md. Yakub Ali 25,591 17.2
BAKSAL Md. Shamsul Alam Dudu 20,327 13.7
JSD Kazi Aref Ahmed 8,919 6.0
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Nur Kutubul Alam 7,589 5.1
Zaker Party Md. Zahidul Islam 2,264 1.5
Jatiya Janata Party (Asad) Md. Hafizur Rahman Khaza 478 0.3
FP Abu Bakar 247 0.2
Independent AKM Sarwar Jahan 110 0.1
Majority 30,667 20.7
Turnout 148,472 72.4
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Kushtia-1". 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. ^ "Kushtia-1". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 19 May 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  10. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  11. ^ Aman, Amanur (5 January 2004). "Intra-party rivalry intensifies over ticket for Kushtia-1 by-polls". The Daily Star. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  12. ^ "Alliance candidate heads for victory". The Daily Star. UNB. 1 March 2004. Retrieved 18 May 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.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 24°00′N 88°53′E / 24.00°N 88.88°E / 24.00; 88.88