Rajbari-1

Rajbari-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Kazi Keramat Ali of the Awami League.

Rajbari-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictRajbari District
DivisionDhaka Division
Electorate346,619 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Kazi Keramat Ali

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Goalanda and Rajbari Sadar upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from a Faridpur constituency when the former Faridpur District was split into five districts: Rajbari, Faridpur, Gopalganj, Madaripur, and Shariatpur.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Akkas Ali Miah Jatiya Party[5]
1988 Munshi Abdul Latif [6]
1991 Md. Abdul Wajed Chowdhury Awami League
1992 by-election Kazi Keramat Ali Awami League
February 1996 Jahanara Begum Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Kazi Keramat Ali Awami League
2001 Ali Newaz Mahmud Khaiyam Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Kazi Keramat Ali Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Kazi Keramat Ali was re-elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[7]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Rajbari-1[2][8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Kazi Keramat Ali 141,561 59.9 +16.9
BNP Ali Newaz Mahmud Khaiyam 83,933 35.5 -12.7
Zaker Party Md. Ali Zakir Shomsheri Dablu Molla 8,964 3.8 +3.7
BKA Md. Habibur Rahman 1,190 0.5 N/A
BTF Asadujjaman Shalem 346 0.1 N/A
Bangladesh Kalyan Party SM Shariful Islam 302 0.1 N/A
Majority 57,628 24.4 +19.2
Turnout 236,296 88.5 +18.9
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Rajbari-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Ali Newaz Mahmud Khaiyam 95,266 48.2 +23.7
Awami League Kazi Keramat Ali 85,057 43.0 +7.8
IJOF Md. Emdadul Haq Biswas 14,843 7.5 N/A
Workers Party Joyti Sankar Jhantu 1,680 0.9 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Iman-Ul-Karim 232 0.1 N/A
Independent Kazi Monirul Amin 171 0.1 N/A
Zaker Party Md. Zayedul Islam Joadder 156 0.1 +3.9
Desh Prem Party Marshal Shah Alam 99 0.1 N/A
Bangladesh Progressive Party Md. Raqib Uddin 75 0.0 N/A
Majority 10,209 5.2 -1.0
Turnout 197,579 69.6 -10.0
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Rajbari-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Kazi Karamat Ali 51,965 35.2
JP(E) Golam Mustafa 42,881 29.1
BNP Jahanara Begum 36,222 24.5
Zaker Party Md. Zayedul Islam Joadder 5,924 4.0
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Abdur Rab Mollah 5,385 3.6
Workers Party Manjurul Alam 2,816 1.9
BKA Amzad Hossain Zowarder 815 0.6
IOJ Abdul Hannan Mollah 752 0.5
Independent Md. Indadul Haque Biswas 403 0.3
FP Md. Oliur Rahman 395 0.3
Majority 9,084 6.2
Turnout 147,558 79.6
Awami League hold

Md. Abdul Wajed Chowdhury died in office.[11] Kazi Keramat Ali was elected in an October 1992 by-election.[12][13]

General Election 1991: Rajbari-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Md. Abdul Wajed Chowdhury 33,187 28.6
BNP A. Khalek 30,489 26.3
JP(E) Golam Mustafa 13,390 11.5
Zaker Party Akkas Ali Miah 13,088 11.3
UCL Ali Newaz Mahmud Khaiyam 11,776 10.1
Jamaat-e-Islami Nurul Islam 10,345 8.9
Bangladesh Janata Party Nazrul Haq 2,160 1.9
JSD Md. Monirul Haq 1,160 1.0
Independent Munshi Abdul Latif 187 0.2
Independent Kamran Hossein Chowdhury 164 0.1
JSD (S) Bishwanath Karmakar 84 0.1
Majority 2,698 2.3
Turnout 116,030 62.1
Awami League gain from [[|N/A]]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rajbari-1". The Daily Star. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Constituency Maps of Bangladesh" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. 2010. 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. ^ জেলা প্রশাসনের পটভূমি [Background of District Administration]. Faridpur District (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. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  8. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  10. ^ 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.
  11. ^ Hakim, Muhammad A. (August 1994). "The Mirpur Parliamentary by-Election in Bangladesh". Asian Survey. 34 (8): 741. doi:10.2307/2645261. JSTOR 2645261.
  12. ^ Akhter, Muhammad Yeahia (2001). Electoral Corruption in Bangladesh. Ashgate. p. 243. ISBN 0-7546-1628-2.
  13. ^ Hasan, Rashidul (3 January 2018). "Council of Ministers: Three new faces sworn in". The Daily Star. Retrieved 8 June 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 23°46′N 89°38′E / 23.76°N 89.64°E / 23.76; 89.64