Rajshahi-4

Rajshahi-4 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Enamul Haque of the Awami League.

Rajshahi-4
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictRajshahi District
DivisionRajshahi Division
Electorate278,008 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Enamul Haque

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Bagmara Upazila.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

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

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1973 Shah Sirajul Islam Chowdhury Awami League[4]
1979 M. A. Salam Chowdhury Bangladesh Nationalist Party[5]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Ayeen Uddin Bangladesh Muslim League[6]
1988 Abul Hossain Jatiya Party[7]
1991 Tajul Islam Md. Faruk Awami League
February 1996 Abdus Sattar Mondal Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Nadim Mostafa Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Enamul Haque Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Enamul Haque 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: Rajshahi-4[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Enamul Haque 107,751 50.3 +6.6
BNP Mohammad Abdul Gafur 83,633 39.0 -12.4
Independent Sardar Amjad Hossain 20,676 9.6 N/A
CPB Mohammad Mohosin Pramanik 1,861 0.9 +0.7
National People's Party Zinnatul Islam Zinnah 298 0.1 N/A
BSD Atikur Rahman 182 0.1 N/A
Majority 24,118 11.2 +3.4
Turnout 214,401 93.3 +1.1
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Rajshahi-4[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Nadim Mostafa 100,551 51.4 +17.6
Awami League Tajul Islam Md. Faruk 85,356 43.7 +13.5
IJOF Abdul Wahed 9,032 4.6 N/A
CPB Md. Abul Kalam Azad 372 0.2 N/A
Independent Md. Altaf Hossain 88 0.0 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Md. Nazrul Islam 54 0.0 N/A
Majority 15,195 7.8 +4.1
Turnout 195,453 92.2 +4.2
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Rajshahi-4[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Nadim Mostafa 50,827 33.8 +5.1
Awami League Tajul Islam Md. Faruk 45,293 30.2 -7.9
JP(E) Ayeen Uddin 23,701 15.8 +12.9
Jamaat-e-Islami Mokshed Ali 17,996 12.0 N/A
Independent Md. Nazrul Islam 7,843 5.2 N/A
Independent Abdul Wahed 4,354 2.9 N/A
FP Sayed Ali Hasan 164 0.1 N/A
Majority 5,534 3.7 -5.1
Turnout 150,178 88.0 +11.2
BNP gain from Awami League
General Election 1991: Rajshahi-4[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Tajul Islam Md. Faruk 47,194 38.1
Bangladesh Muslim League (Aian Uddin) Ayeen Uddin 36,254 29.3
BNP Abdus Sattar Mondal 35,482 28.7
JP(E) Abul Hossain 3,586 2.9
CPB Sadar Uddin Ahmed 1,325 1.1
Majority 10,940 8.8
Turnout 123,841 76.8
Awami League gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rajshahi-4". 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. ^ "List of 1st Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  5. ^ "List of 2nd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  8. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  9. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  10. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  11. ^ 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°35′N 88°49′E / 24.59°N 88.82°E / 24.59; 88.82