Noakhali-4

Noakhali-4 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Ekramul Karim Chowdhury of the Awami League.

Noakhali-4
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictNoakhali District
DivisionChittagong Division
Electorate544,740 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Ekramul Karim Chowdhury

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Subarnachar and Noakhali Sadar upazilas.[2]

HistoryEdit

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

Ahead of the 2018 general election, the Election Commission expanded the boundaries of the constituency by adding two union parishads of Noakhali Sadar Upazila: Ashwadia and Niazpur.[3][2][4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1973 Abu Naser Chowdhury Awami League[5]
1979 K. M. Hossain Bangladesh Nationalist Party[6]
1986 Abdul Malek Ukil Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal-JSD[7]
1988 Fazle Elahi Jatiya Party[8]
1991 Md. Shahjahan Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Ekramul Karim Chowdhury Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Ekramul Karim Chowdhury 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: Noakhali-4[3][10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Ekramul Karim Chowdhury 131,706 46.0 +4.4
BNP Md. Shahjahan 118,956 41.6 -13.9
BDB Abdul Mannan 31,496 11.0 N/A
IAB Abdul Hannan 1,356 0.5 N/A
CPB Golam Akbar 1,010 0.4 N/A
BSD Md. Daliler Rahman 860 0.3 N/A
Zaker Party Md. Iktear Uddin 425 0.1 N/A
Independent Khalidul Amin 336 0.1 N/A
Majority 12,750 4.5 -9.4
Turnout 286,145 84.3 +25.1
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Noakhali-4[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Md. Shahjahan 112,095 55.5 +9.6
Awami League Golam Mohiuddin Latu 83,998 41.6 +1.8
IJOF Md. Abdul Wadud Chowdhury 4,565 2.3 N/A
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Basad-Khalekuzzaman) Md. Daliler Rahman 627 0.3 N/A
BKA Hossain Ahammad 461 0.2 +0.1
Jatiya Party (M) Md. Mosaddekur Rahman 145 0.1 N/A
Majority 28.097 13.9 +7.8
Turnout 201,891 59.2 0.0
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Noakhali-4[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Md. Shahjahan 61,632 45.9 +9.7
Awami League Khairul Anam Salim 53,413 39.8 +8.0
Jamaat-e-Islami Borhan Uddin 10,972 8.2 -9.4
JP(E) Fazle Elahi 6,823 5.1 -7.7
IOJ Mohammad Abdul Baset 368 0.3 N/A
Gano Forum Salauddin Mahmud 305 0.2 N/A
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Basad-Khalekuzzaman) Matin Uddin Ahmed 264 0.2 N/A
Zaker Party Iqtiar Uddin Faruk 233 0.2 N/A
BKA Hossain Ahmed Ukil 172 0.1 -0.5
JSD (R) Ataur Karim Faruk 113 0.1 N/A
Tahrikae Olama-i-Bangladesh Md. Mostafa Bin Hossain 29 0.0 N/A
Majority 8,219 6.1 +1.7
Turnout 134,324 59.2 +25.9
BNP hold
General Election 1991: Noakhali-4[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Md. Shahjahan 33,339 36.2
Awami League Golam Mohiuddin Latu 29,261 31.8
Jamaat-e-Islami Borhan Uddin 16,216 17.6
JP(E) Fazle Elahi 11,791 12.8
BKA Hossain Ahammad 543 0.6
Workers Party Aman Ullah Majhi 263 0.3
BAKSAL Sarwar-e-Deen 205 0.2
Independent Golam Mostafa 164 0.2
Bangladesh Islamic Republican Party Habib Ullah Chowdhury 138 0.1
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) Md. Abdul Momen 127 0.1
NAP (Bhashani) Mosle Uddin 52 0.1
Majority 4,078 4.4
Turnout 92,099 33.3
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Noakhali-4". The Daily Star. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b "EC 'gerrymanders' 25 constituencies for pressure of ministers, MPs". Prothom Alo. 1 May 2018. Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Constituency Maps of Bangladesh" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Delimitation of Constituencies" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 July 2014. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  5. ^ "List of 1st Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  6. ^ "List of 2nd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  8. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  9. ^ Zakaria, Mohammad (15 December 2013). "The number now goes up to 151". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  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 29 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 22°52′N 91°06′E / 22.87°N 91.10°E / 22.87; 91.10