Rajshahi-3

Rajshahi-3 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2014 by Ayeen Uddin of the Awami League.

Rajshahi-3
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictRajshahi District
DivisionRajshahi Division
Electorate357,375 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Ayeen Uddin

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Mohanpur and Paba upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

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

Ahead of the 2008 general election, the Election Commission redrew constituency boundaries to reflect population changes revealed by the 2001 Bangladesh census.[4] The 2008 redistricting altered the boundaries of the constituency.[5][6]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1973 A. A. M. Mesbahul Haq Awami League[7]
1979 Ehsan Ali Khan Bangladesh Nationalist Party[8]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Sardar Amjad Hossain Bangladesh Krishak Sramik Awami League[9]
1988 Sardar Amjad Hossain Jatiya Party[10]
February 1996 Muhammad Abdul Gafur Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June1996 Abu Hena Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Meraj Uddin Mollah Awami League
2014 Ayeen Uddin Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Rajshahi-3[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Ayeen Uddin 67,879 82.8 +29.9
Independent Meraj Uddin Mollah 12,343 15.1 N/A
JP(E) Md. Shahabuddin 1,744 2.1 N/A
Majority 55,536 67.8 +49.7
Turnout 81,966 25.6 -67.3
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Rajshahi-3[12][13][14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Meraj Uddin Mollah 142,487 52.9 +21.9
BNP Kabir Hossain 93,649 34.8 -11.0
Jamaat-e-Islami Ataur Rahman 32,527 12.1 N/A
PDP Md. Abdul Hay 500 0.2 N/A
Majority 48,838 18.1 +3.3
Turnout 269,163 92.9 +6.5
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Rajshahi-3[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Abu Hena 113,255 45.8 +11.6
Awami League Jinatun Nesa Talukder 76,717 31.0 +3.7
IJOF Sarder Amjad Hossain 56,652 22.9 N/A
Independent Md. Altafur Rahman 782 0.3 N/A
Majority 36,538 14.8 +7.9
Turnout 247,406 86.4 +2.6
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Rajshahi-3[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Abu Hena 67,863 34.2 +26.3
Awami League Md. Ibrahim Hossain 54,121 27.3 +2.9
JP(E) Sardar Amjad Hossain 41,836 21.1 -10.7
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Abdul Ahad Kabiraj 33,824 17.1 -9.1
JSD (R) Abu Zahid Mostaq Hossain 497 0.3 N/A
Majority 13,742 6.9 +1.3
Turnout 198,141 83.8 +15.0
BNP gain from JP(E)
General Election 1991: Rajshahi-3[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Sardar Amjad Hossain 49,136 31.8
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Abu Ahad Kabiraj 40,436 26.2
Awami League Shree Rakhal Chandra Das 37,626 24.4
CPB Md. Ibrahim Hossain 14,891 9.6
BNP Md. Enamul Haq 12,157 7.9
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) Nurul Alam 134 0.1
Majority 8,700 5.6
Turnout 154,380 68.8
JP(E) hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rajshahi-3". The Daily Star. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  2. ^ "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. ^ Rahman, Syedur (2010). Historical Dictionary of Bangladesh. Scarecrow Press. p. 105. ISBN 978-0-8108-7453-4.
  5. ^ Liton, Shakhawat (11 July 2008). "Final list of redrawn JS seats published". The Daily Star.
  6. ^ "AL hopeful of bagging most JS seats in Rajshahi". The Daily Star. 17 November 2008. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  7. ^ "List of 1st Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  8. ^ "List of 2nd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  9. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  10. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  11. ^ "Rajshahi-3". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  12. ^ পরিসংখ্যান প্রতিবেদন ৯ম জাতীয় সংসদ নির্বাচন [Statistics Report 9th Parliament Election] (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). pp. 20, 182.
  13. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  14. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  15. ^ 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°28′N 88°37′E / 24.46°N 88.61°E / 24.46; 88.61