Kushtia-4

Kushtia-4 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by Selim Altaf Gorge of the Awami League.

Kushtia-4
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictKushtia District
DivisionKhulna Division
Electorate351,234 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Selim Altaf Gorge

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Khoksa and Kumarkhali upazilas.[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 Mohammad Golam Kibria Awami League[4]
1979 Md. Abdul Haque Bangladesh Nationalist Party[5]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Abul Hossain Tarun Awami League[6]
1988 Nur Alam Ziku Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal-JSD[7]
1991 Abdul Awal Mia Awami League
February 1996 Shahidullah Khan Bangladesh Nationalist Party[8]
June 1996 Syed Mehedi Ahmed Rumi Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Sultana Tarun Awami League
2014 Abdur Rouf Awami League
2018 Selim Altaf Gorge Awami League[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Kushtia-4[9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdur Rouf 62,149 50.4 -1.6
Independent Sadar Uddin Khan 56,475 45.8 N/A
Independent Rokonuzzaman Rokon 3,550 2.9 N/A
NAP Abdul Bari Zoarder 1,060 0.9 N/A
Majority 5,674 4.6 -1.6
Turnout 123,234 39.4 -51.7
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Kushtia-4[2][11][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Sultana Tarun 131,620 52.0 +20.8
BNP Syed Mehedi Ahmed Rumi 115,842 45.8 -4.7
JP(E) Abdul Awal Mia 2,730 1.1 N/A
IAB Md. Mostafizur Rahman 2,513 1.0 N/A
Zaker Party Md. Nazmul Ashraf 409 0.2 N/A
Majority 15,778 6.2 -13.1
Turnout 253,114 91.1 +7.2
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Kushtia-4[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Syed Mehedi Ahmed Rumi 110,792 50.5 +17.8
Awami League Sultana Tarun 68,404 31.2 -1.3
Independent Abdur Rouf 36,248 16.5 N/A
JSD Nur Alam Ziku 3,132 1.4 N/A
CPB G. M. Shahidul Alam 251 0.1 -0.2
Independent Sudhir Kumar Das 248 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Md. Solaiman Hossain 173 0.1 N/A
Majority 42,388 19.3 +19.1
Turnout 219,248 83.9 -0.5
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Kushtia-4[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Syed Mehedi Ahmed Rumi 55,871 32.7 +15.2
Awami League Abul Hossain Tarun 55,510 32.5 +4.1
Jamaat-e-Islami Farhad Hossain 26,340 15.4 -8.4
JSD (R) Nur Alam Ziku 19,765 11.6 -16.7
JP(E) Syed Amjad Ali 10,997 6.4 +6.1
IOJ Ahmed Ali 1,433 0.8 +0.3
CPB Md. Abul Kasem 551 0.3 N/A
Democratic Republican Party Md. Shahadat Ali Sheikh 216 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Janata Party (Asad) Sheikh Jahangir Alam 169 0.1 N/A
Majority 361 0.2 +0.1
Turnout 170,852 84.4 +15.5
BNP gain from Awami League
General Election 1991: Kushtia-4[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdul Awal Mia 42,855 28.4
JSD (R) Nur Alam Ziku 42,627 28.3
Jamaat-e-Islami Farhad Hossain 35,837 23.8
BNP Syed Mehedi Ahmed Rumi 26,408 17.5
Zaker Party Md. Alhaz Foyez Uddin 1,299 0.9
IOJ Md. Kiam Uddin 727 0.5
JP(E) Md. Shahidul Islam 525 0.3
FP Mostofa Samsuddin 185 0.1
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) Amirul Islam 141 0.1
BAKSAL A. Mannan Khan 84 0.1
Majority 228 0.2
Turnout 150,688 68.9
Awami League gain from JSD (R)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Kushtia-4". 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. ^ "Kushtia-4". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 7 July 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  10. ^ "Electoral Area Result Statistics: Kushtia-4". AmarMP. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  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 29 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 23°52′N 89°14′E / 23.86°N 89.24°E / 23.86; 89.24