for the Jatiya Sangsad
The constituency was created for the first general elections in newly independent Bangladesh, held in 1973.
Members of ParliamentEdit
Elections in the 2010sEdit
Shawkat Momen Shahjahan died in January 2014, barely two weeks after the general election. Anupam Shahjahan Joy, his son, was elected in a by-election conducted in March and April. He defeated independent candidates Md. Malek Mian, Abu Sayed Azad, and Liakat Ali, and Jatiya Party (Ershad) candidate Sadek Siddiqui.
Elections in the 2000sEdit
|Awami League||Shawkat Momen Shahjahan||134,626||56.0||+27.1|
|BNP||Ahmed Aazam Khan||65,521||27.2||+0.1|
|KSJL||Abdul Kader Siddiqui||38,775||16.1||-26.6|
|JSD (R)||Shafiul Alam||756||0.3||N/A|
|BRWP||Shohiduzzaman Lal Miah||567||0.2||N/A|
|Awami League gain from KSJL|
|KSJL||Abdul Kader Siddique||80,558||42.7|
|Awami League||Abdus Salam Khan||54,505||28.9|
|BNP||Ahmed Azam Khan||51,135||27.1|
|IJOF||Md. Rezaul Karim||1,306||0.7|
|Jatiya Party (M)||Nilufar Yasmin||351||0.2|
|KSJL gain from Awami League|
Elections in the 1990sEdit
Abdul Kader Siddique was expelled from the Awami League in 1999 over disagreements with party leadership. He resigned from Parliament, and stood as an independent candidate in the resulting November 1999 by-election. He lost to Shawkat Momen Shahjahan of the Awami League.
|Awami League||Abdul Kader Siddique||100,303||62.6||+17.1|
|BNP||Md. Qamruzzaman Khan||35,343||22.1||-25.2|
|JP(E)||Shah Khaled Reza||20,485||12.8||+7.9|
|Jamaat-e-Islami||Khandakar Abdur Razzak||2,582||1.6||N/A|
|FP||Md. A. Based||885||0.6||N/A|
|Zaker Party||Md. Sohrab Ali||363||0.2||-0.1|
|Gano Forum||Ershadul Haque Bulbul||168||0.1||N/A|
|Awami League gain from BNP|
|BNP||Humayun Khan Panni||61,396||47.3|
|Awami League||Abdul Kader Siddique||59,089||45.5|
|JP(E)||Morshed Ali Khan Ponni||6,309||4.9|
|JSD (S)||Md. Abul Hashim||1,562||1.2|
|Jatiya Jukta Front||Md. Ashraf Ali||558||0.4|
|Zaker Party||Md. Abdullah Miah||322||0.3|
|JSD (R)||A. Samad||271||0.2|
|NDP||Kh. Ruhul Amin Selim||233||0.2|
|BNP gain from JP(E)|
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