Patuakhali-4

Patuakhali-4 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by Mohibur Rahman of the Awami League.

Patuakhali-4
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictPatuakhali District
DivisionBarisal Division
Electorate249,035 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Muhibur Rahman Muhib

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Kalapara and Rangabali upazilas.[2]

HistoryEdit

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

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1973 Kazi Abul Kashem Awami League[3]
1979 Abdul Baten Bangladesh Nationalist Party[4]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Abdur Razzak Khan Jatiya Party[5][6]
1991 Anwarul Islam Awami League
February 1996 Mustafizur Rahman Bangladesh Nationalist Party[7]
June 1996 Anwarul Islam Awami League
2001 Md. Mahbubur Rahman Awami League
2018 Muhibur Rahman Muhib Awami League[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Mahbubur Rahman was re-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: Patuakhali-4[9][10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Mahbubur Rahman 90,775 54.8 +16.0
BNP A. B. M. Mosharraf Hossen 60,095 36.2 +11.2
IAB Md. Hedayet Ullah 893 0.5 N/A
Majority 30,680 18.5 +8.2
Turnout 165,797 88.8 +19.2
Awami League hold
General Election 2001: Patuakhali-4[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Mahbubur Rahman 51,940 38.8 +4.1
Independent Mostafizur Rahman 38,098 28.5 N/A
BNP Md. Atikur Rahman 33,415 25.0 -1.1
IJOF Abdur Razzak Khan 10,279 7.7 N/A
Independent Anwarul Islam 73 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Md. Nazrul Islam 50 0.0 N/A
Majority 13,842 10.3 +1.6
Turnout 133,855 69.6 -0.6
Awami League hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Patuakhali-4[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Anwarul Islam 31,092 34.7 -7.6
BNP Mostafizur Rahman 23,348 26.1 -2.1
Independent Abdul Khaleq 13,487 15.1 N/A
JP(E) Abdul Razzak Khan 10,844 12.1 +1.3
IOJ Md. Baharul Alam 8,494 9.5 -6.2
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. A. Khaleq Faruki 1,876 2.1 +1.9
Zaker Party Syed Abdul Goni 343 0.4 -0.5
Majority 7,744 8.7 -5.3
Turnout 89,484 70.2 +20.6
Awami League hold
General Election 1991: Patuakhali-4[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Anwarul Islam 32,707 42.3
BNP Jahangir Hossain Akond 21,837 28.2
IOJ Ershad Ullah 12,118 15.7
JP(E) Abdul Razzak Khan 8,331 10.8
Zaker Party A. Rob Miah 666 0.9
FP Moazzem Hossain 419 0.5
JSD (R) Mufti Salahuddin 374 0.5
Independent Syed Md. Abul Hashem 371 0.5
BKA A. K. M. Nurul Islam 241 0.3
JSD (S) Sihab Parvez Biswas 120 0.2
Jamaat-e-Islami A. Matin 119 0.2
CPB Md. Shamim Miah 95 0.1
Majority 10,870 14.0
Turnout 77,398 49.6
Awami League gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Patuakhali-4". The Daily Star. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Delimitation of Constituencies" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 July 2014. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  3. ^ "List of 1st Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  4. ^ "List of 2nd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  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. ^ "List of 6th Parliament Members" (PDF). Jatiya Sangsad. Archived (PDF) from the original on 4 September 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  8. ^ Zakaria, Mohammad (14 December 2013). "The number now goes up to 151". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  9. ^ "Constituency Maps of Bangladesh" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 August 2014. Retrieved 13 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 28 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 21°59′N 90°13′E / 21.99°N 90.22°E / 21.99; 90.22