Four Party Alliance

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Four Party Alliance
Leader Begum Khaleda Zia
Founded 2001 (2001)
Headquarters Dhaka, Bangladesh
Ideology Bengali nationalism,
Economic liberalism,
Religious conservatism,
Seats in the Jatyo Sangshad
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Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami

The Four Party Alliance is a political grouping in the Jatiyo Sangshad, or National Assembly of Bangladesh. It was formed in 1999[1] for the 2001 election, and consisted of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh, Jatiya Party (Manju), and Islami Oikya Jote. The alliance won a substantial majority in 2001, but was heavily defeated by the Grand Alliance of Bangladesh in 2008. On 18 April 2012, the Four Party Alliance was extended and took the new name 18 Party Alliance.[2]

Leader: Begum Khaleda Zia (Bangladesh Nationalist Party)

Bangladeshi general election, 2001[edit]

Total seats: 300

Four Party Alliance : 214

Bangladesh Awami League: 62

Jatiya Party (Ershad): 14

Independents and others : 14

Bangladeshi general election, 2008[edit]

Total seats: 300

Four Party Alliance : 33

Grand Alliance: 263

Independents and others : 04