Noakhali-5

Noakhali-5 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Obaidul Quader of the Awami League.

Noakhali-5
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictNoakhali District
DivisionChittagong Division
Electorate331,793 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Obaidul Quader

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Companiganj and Kabirhat 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 reduced the boundaries of the constituency by removing two union parishads of Noakhali Sadar Upazila: Ashwadia and Niazpur.[3][2][4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1973 Abdur Rahman Awami League[5]
1979 Moudud Ahmed Bangladesh Nationalist Party[6]
1986 Hasna Jasimuddin Moudud Bangladesh Awami League[7][8]
1991 Moudud Ahmed Jatiya Party (Ershad)
February 1996 ASM Enamul Haque Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Obaidul Quader Awami League
2001 Moudud Ahmed Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Obaidul Quader Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Obaidul Quader 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-5[3][10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Obaidul Quader 112,575 50.1 +23.9
BNP Moudud Ahmed 111,204 49.5 +1.2
Independent Enayet Ullah Siddiqui 766 0.3 N/A
Majority 1,371 0.6 -21.4
Turnout 224,545 85.8 +20.5
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Noakhali-5[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Moudud Ahmed 84,578 48.3 +28.3
Awami League Obaidul Quader 45,972 26.2 -10.5
Independent Ekramul Karim Chowdhury 42,048 24.0 N/A
IJOF A. N. M. Shahajahan 1,932 1.1 N/A
JSD Abdur Razzak 341 0.2 N/A
Independent Golap Mowla 199 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Bikash Chandra Sarkar 106 0.1 N/A
BKA Md. Mizanur Rahman Sahabuddin 105 0.1 N/A
Majority 38,606 22.0 +11.5
Turnout 175,281 65.3 +1.5
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Noakhali-5[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Obaidul Quader 40,280 36.7 +4.7
JP(E) Moudud Ahmed 28,744 26.2 -9.8
BNP A .S. M. Enamul Haque 21,929 20.0 +2.8
Jamaat-e-Islami Abu Naser Md. Abduj Zaher 17,445 15.9 +1.6
Independent A. N. M. Shahjahan 560 0.5 N/A
JSD (R) Anisul Haque 312 0.3 0.0
Gano Forum Mohammad Hanif 226 0.2 N/A
Zaker Party A. M. M. Anowar 182 0.2 N/A
Majority 11,536 10.5 +6.5
Turnout 109,678 63.8 +28.5
Awami League gain from JP(E)
General Election 1991: Noakhali-5[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Moudud Ahmed 31,448 36.0
Awami League Obaidul Quader 27,917 32.0
BNP Md. Zakir Hossain 15,047 17.2
Jamaat-e-Islami Abu Naser Md. Abduj Zaher 12,499 14.3
JSD (R) Khizir Hayat 231 0.3
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) S. M. Abul Kasem 148 0.2
Majority 3,531 4.0
Turnout 87,290 35.3
JP(E) gain from Awami League

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Noakhali-5". 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. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  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: 25°05′N 91°46′E / 25.08°N 91.76°E / 25.08; 91.76