Moulvibazar-3

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Moulvibazar-3 (Sylheti: ꠝꠟꠤꠛꠣꠎꠣꠞ-৩ ) is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by Nesar Ahmed of the Awami League.

Moulvibazar-3
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictMoulvibazar District
DivisionSylhet Division
Electorate391,358 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Nesar Ahmed

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Moulvibazar Sadar and Rajnagar 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 Azizur Rahman Awami League[5]
1988 Gias Uddin Chowdhury Jatiya Party[6]
1991 Azizur Rahman Awami League
1996 Saifur Rahman Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Nov 2001 by-election Naser Rahman Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Syed Mohsin Ali Awami League
2015 by-election Syeda Saira Mohsin Awami League
2018 Nesar Ahmed Awami League[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Syed Mohsin Ali died in September 2015. Syeda Saira Mohsin, his widow, was elected unopposed in November 2015 after the Election Commission disqualified the other four candidates in the by-election scheduled for December 2015.[7]

Syed Mohsin Ali was elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[8]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Moulvibazar-3[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Syed Mohsin Ali 144,921 55.3 N/A
BNP Saifur Rahman 112,895 43.1 -51.2
Independent Shamim Afzal 1,950 0.7 N/A
CPB Syed Abu Zafar Ahmed 1,264 0.5 N/A
BSD Mamunur Rashid Sohel 997 0.4 N/A
JSD Aliur Rahman 97 0.0 N/A
Majority 32,026 12.2 -76.4
Turnout 262,124 84.8 +45.3
Awami League gain from BNP

Saifur Rahman stood for two seats in the October 2001 general election: Sylhet-1 and Moulvibazar-3. After winning both, he chose to represent the former and quit the latter, triggering a by-election. Naser Rahman, his son, was elected on the BNP ticket in a November 2001 by-election.[11]

Moulvibazar-3 by-election, November 2001[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Naser Rahman 102,987 94.3 +42.3
JP(E) Syed Sahab Uddin Ahmad 6,201 5.7 N/A
Majority 96,786 88.6 +82.3
Turnout 109,188 39.5 -35.7
BNP hold
General Election 2001: Moulvibazar-3[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Saifur Rahman 108,513 52.0 +2.4
Awami League Azizur Rahman 95,319 45.7 +8.5
IJOF Suleman Khan 3,980 1.9 N/A
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Basad-Khalekuzzaman) Mamunur Rashid 485 0.2 N/A
Independent Md. A. Matin 371 0.2 N/A
Majority 13,194 6.3 -6.1
Turnout 208,668 75.2 -0.3
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Moulvibazar-3[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Saifur Rahman 84,292 49.6 +23.0
Awami League Azizur Rahman 63,177 37.2 -4.9
JP(E) Gias Uddin Chowdhury 15,170 8.9 -20.1
Jamaat-e-Islami Sirajul Islam Motlib 3,530 2.1 N/A
IOJ Jobayer Ahmed Chowdhury 2,237 1.3 N/A
JSD Md. Abdul Haq 535 0.3 -1.5
Bangladesh Muslim League (Jamir Ali) Md. Abdul Matin 427 0.3 N/A
Independent Nilufar Zaman Nila Chowdhury 255 0.2 N/A
Zaker Party Saeed Ullah 249 0.2 0.0
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Khalekuzzaman) Badrul Hossain 210 0.1 N/A
Majority 21,115 12.4 -0.7
Turnout 170,082 75.5 +24.6
BNP gain from Awami League
General Election 1991: Moulvibazar-3[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Azizur Rahman 55,977 42.1
JP(E) Gias Uddin Ahmed 35,528 29.0
BNP Saifur Rahman 35,396 26.6
JSD Md. Abdul Haq 2,344 1.8
JSD (R) Nasir Uddin Chowdhury 419 0.3
Zaker Party Ibrahim Khalil Azadi 297 0.2
Majority 17,449 13.1
Turnout 132,961 50.9
Awami League gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Moulvibazar-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. ^ "Ex-minister Mohsin Ali's widow wins Moulvibazar by-polls". bdnews24.com. 23 November 2015. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  8. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  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. ^ "Litany Of Allegations". The Daily Star. 5 February 2007. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
  12. ^ "Statistical Report: 8th Parliament Election" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. pp. 358, 367. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 5 March 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°29′N 91°46′E / 24.48°N 91.77°E / 24.48; 91.77