Sunamganj-3

Sunamganj-3 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by M. A. Mannan of the Awami League.

Sunamganj-3
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictSunamganj District
DivisionSylhet Division
Electorate292,471 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)M. A. Mannan

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Dakshin Sunamganj and Jagannathpur upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from a Sylhet constituency when the former Sylhet District was split into four districts: Sunamganj, Sylhet, Moulvibazar, and Habiganj.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Faruk Rashid Chowdhury Communist Party of Bangladesh[5][6]
1991 Abdus Samad Azad Awami League
Feb 1996 Gulzar Ahmed Bangladesh Nationalist Party[7]
Jun 1996 Abdus Samad Azad Awami League
2005 by-election Shahinur Pasha Chowdhury Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 M. A. Mannan Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Sunamganj-3[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League M. A. Mannan 54,316 56.9 -12.9
Independent Ajijus Samad Ajad 41,123 43.1 N/A
Majority 13,193 13.8 -26.6
Turnout 95,439 37.0 -48.2
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Sunamganj-3[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League M. A. Mannan 134,559 69.8
IOJ Shahinur Pasha Chowdhury 56,765 29.5
LDP Saydur Rahman Chowdhoury 788 0.4
BKA Md. Ishaq Amini 630 0.3
Majority 77,794 40.4
Turnout 192,742 85.2
Awami League gain from IOJ

Abdus Samad Azad died in April 2005.[11] Islami Oikya Jote leader Shahinur Pasha Chowdhury was elected in a July 2005 by-election. He defeated Awami League candidate M. A. Mannan, Jatiya Party (Ershad) candidate Syed Ali Ahmed, independent candidate M. Nazrul Islam, and five other lower-polling contenders.[11][12]

General Election 2001: Sunamganj-3[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdus Samad Azad 69,421 45.8 +6.1
BNP Shahinur Pasha Chowdhury 63,475 41.9 +25.7
IJOF Abu Khaled Chowdhury 17,738 11.7 N/A
KSJL Md. Abu Hossain 345 0.2 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Tahur Uddin 307 0.2 N/A
Independent M. A. Malek Khan 142 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Janata Party (Nurul Islam) Md. Ataur Rahman 105 0.1 -0.1
Majority 5,946 18.1 +8.4
Turnout 151,533 71.9 +3.7
Awami League hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Sunamganj-3[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdus Samad Azad 42,851 39.7 -4.1
JP(E) Faruk Rashid Chowdhury 32,328 29.9 +2.4
BNP Dewan Joinul Jakerin 17,451 16.2 +4.3
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Bangladesh Shahinur Pasha Chowdhury 8,851 8.2 -7.3
Jamaat-e-Islami Syed Saleh Ahmed 3,107 2.9 N/A
IOJ Md. Badiuzzaman 1,465 1.4 N/A
Independent Abdul Motalib Chowdhury 1,269 1.2 N/A
Jatiya Janata Party (Nurul Islam) Sujat Ahmed Chowdhury 243 0.2 N/A
Zaker Party Kazi Abdul Karim 230 0.2 N/A
NAP Abdul Hannan 212 0.2 N/A
Majority 10,523 9.7 -6.5
Turnout 108,007 68.2 +25.2
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 1991: Sunamganj-3[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdus Samad Azad 37,701 43.8
JP(E) Faruk Rashid Chowdhury 23,723 27.5
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Bangladesh Syed Shamsul Islam 13,358 15.5
BNP Anisul Bari Chowdhury 10,285 11.9
JSD (R) Dewan Eskandar Reza Chowdhury 609 0.7
Ganatantri Party Gulzar Ahmmed 237 0.3
Independent Waraidullah 208 0.2
Majority 13,978 16.2
Turnout 86,121 43.0
Awami League gain from CPB

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sunamganj-3". 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. ^ "District Statistics 2011: Sylhet" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  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). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  8. ^ "Sunamganj-3". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  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 "Sunamganj-3 by-polls today". The Daily Star. 20 July 2005. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  12. ^ "Alliance candidate wins Sunamganj bypolls". bdnews24.com. 20 July 2005. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  13. ^ 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: 24°46′N 91°33′E / 24.77°N 91.55°E / 24.77; 91.55