Chattogram City Corporation

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Chattogram City Corporation

চট্টগ্রাম সিটি কর্পোরেশন
Logo of the Chattogram City Corporation
Type
Type
Term limits
5 years
History
FoundedSeptember 1989; 34 years ago (1989-09)
Preceded byChattogram Municipality
New session started
15 February 2021
(Oath taken on 11 February 2021)
Leadership
Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, AL
since 15 February 2021
Deputy Mayor
Abdus Sabur Liton, AL
since 22 March 2021
Sheikh Muhammad Tauhidul Islam
since 22 January 2023
Structure
Seats1 mayor and 55 councillors
Political groups
Majority (42)
  •   AL (42)

Minority (13)

  •   Independent (13)
Elections
First past the post
First election
11 March 1994
Last election
27 January 2021
Next election
January 2026
Meeting place
Nagar Bhaban, Chattogram
Website
www.ccc.gov.bd

Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) is a self-governing body that governs the municipal areas of Chattogram and some adjoining areas of south-eastern Bangladesh. The CCC government is elected by popular vote every five years.

Administration[edit]

The CCC is divided into 16 thanas: Akbarshah, Bakoliya, Bandar, Bayazid, Chandgaon, Double Mooring, Halishahar, Khulshi, Kotwali, Pahartali, Panchlaish, Patenga, Chawkbazar, Sadarghat, EPZ, and Karnaphuli. The thanas are subdivided into 41 wards and 211 mahallas. The CCC also administers a portion of adjoining Hathazari Upazila.[1]

Services[edit]

The CCC is responsible for administering and providing basic infrastructure to the city.

  • Evict illegal installations.
  • Purify and supply water.
  • Treat and dispose of contaminated water and sewage.
  • Eliminate waterlogging.
  • Solid waste management and street cleaning.
  • Management of the hospital and dispensary.
  • Construction and maintenance of roads.
  • Installation of electric street lights.
  • Establish car parking.
  • Maintenance of parks and playgrounds.
  • Maintenance of cemeteries and crematoriums.
  • Preparation of birth and death registration certificates.
  • Preserving the traditional place.
  • Disease control, immunization.
  • Establishment of city corporation schools and colleges.

Budget[edit]

Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) Mayor Rezaul Karim Chowdhury on 22 June 2023 announced his 3rd budget of Tk1,887 corer for 2023-24 fiscal year.

Ward and councillor list[edit]

Ward serial of CCC
# Ward Councillor Party
1 South Pahartali Gazi Shafiul Azim Awami League
2 Jalalabad Md. Shahed Iqbal Babu Independent politician
3 Panchlaish Md. Shafiqul Islam Independent politician
4 Chandgaon Esrarul Haque Esral Independent politician
5 Mohra Kazi Nurul Amin Mamun Awami League
6 East Sholashahar M. Ashraful Alam Awami League
7 West Sholashahar Mobarak Ali Awami League
8 Sholokbahar Md. Morshed Alam Awami League
9 North Pahartali Zahurul Alam Jashim Independent politician
10 North Kattali Nishar Uddin Ahmed Monju Awami League
11 South Kattali Mohammad Ismail Awami League
12 Saraipara Mohammad Nurul Amin Awami League
13 Pahartali Wasim Uddin Chowdhury Awami League
14 Lalkhan Bazar Abul Hasnat Md. Belal Awami League
15 Bagmaniram Mohammad Gias Uddin Awami League
16 Chawkbazar Nur Mustafa Tinu Awami League
17 West Bakalia Mohammad Shahidul Alam Awami League
18 East Bakalia Mohammad Harun Ur Rashid Awami League
19 South Bakalia Md. Nurul Alam Mia Awami League
20 Dewan Bazar Chowdhury Hasan Mahmud Hasni Awami League
21 Jamal khan Shaibal Das Suman Awami League
22 Enayet Bazar Mohammad Salim Ullah Awami League
23 North Pathantooly Mohammad Javed Awami League
24 North Agrabad Nazmul Hoque Duke Awami League
25 Rampur Abdus Sabur Liton Awami League
26 North Halishahar Lion Mohammad Iliyas Independent politician
27 South Agrabad Sheikh Jafrul Haider Chowdhury Awami League
28 Pathantooly Nazrul Islam Bahadur Awami League
29 West Madarbari Golam Mohammad Jobayer Awami League
30 East Madarbari Ataullah Chowdhury Awami League
31 Alkaran Abdus Salam Masum Awami League
32 Andarkilla Jahar lal Hazari Awami League
33 Firingee Bazar Hasan Murad Biplob Independent politician
34 Patharghata Pulak Khastagir Awami League
35 Boxirhat Haji Nurul Haque Awami League
36 Gosaildanga Mohammad Morshed Ali Independent politician
37 North Middle Halishahar Mohammad Abdul Mannan Independent politician
38 South Middle Halishahar Golam Mohammad Chowdhury Awami League
39 South Halishahar Ziaul Haque Sumon Awami League
40 North Patenga Abdul Barek Awami League
41 South Patenga Saleh Ahmad Chowdhury Awami League
Reserved Women’s Councillor
42 Reserved women's seat-1 Ferdous Begum Munni Independent politician
43 Reserved women's seat-2 Zobaira Nargis Khan Awami League
44 Reserved women's seat-3 Jasmin Parveen Jessie Independent politician
45 Reserved women's seat-4 Taslima Begum Awami League
46 Reserved women's seat-5 Anjuman Ara Independent politician
47 Reserved women's seat-6 Shaheen Akhtar Rozi Awami League
48 Reserved women's seat-7 Rumki Sengupta Awami League
49 Reserved women's seat-8 Nilu Nag Awami League
50 Reserved women's seat-9 Zaheda Begum Poppy Independent politician
51 Reserved women's seat-10 Hurray Ara Begum Awami League
52 Reserved women's seat-11 Ferdowsi Akbar Independent politician
53 Reserved women's seat-12 Afroza Jahoor Awami League
54 Reserved women's seat-13 Lutfunnesa Dobash Baby Awami League
55 Reserved women's seat-14 Shahanur Begum Awami League

Deputy mayors[edit]

Mayor Rezaul Karim Chowdhury Panle:

Serial No. Post Name
01 Panel Mayor 1 Abdus Sabur Liton
02 Panel Mayor 2 Mohammad Gias Uddin
03 Panel Mayor 3 Afroza Jahoor

Committees[edit]

Mayor Rezaul Karim Chowdhury's Standing Committee of Chattogram City Corporation.

Serial No. Committee Chairman
01 Finance and Infrastructure Mohammad Ismail
02 Education Nishar Uddin Ahmed Monju
03 Health and Family Welfare Jahar lal Hazari
04 Waste Management Mohammad Mubarak Ali
05 Urban Planning Md. Wasim Uddin Chowdhury
06 Construction of Urban Infrastructure Gazi Shafiul Azim
07 Operation and Maintenance Abul Hasnat Md. Belal
08 Youth and Sports Ataullah Chowdhury
09 Environment, Forest and Climate Change Shaibal Das Suman
10 Law and Order Affairs Nazmul Hoque Duke
11 Communications and Information Abdul Barek
12 Birth and Death Registration Lion Mohammad Iliyas
13 Accounting and Auditing Mohammad Nurul Amin
14 Social Welfare and Community Centers Mohammad Abdus Salam Masum
15 Market Pricing Abdul Mannan
16 Disaster Management Mohammad Salim Ullah Bachchu
17 Poverty Alleviation Zahurul Alam Jashim
18 Water and Electricity Md. Morshed Alam
19 Women and Children Affairs Jasmine Parveen Jessie

List of mayors[edit]

Status
  Acting Mayor and Administrator
No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Election Term of office Political
party
Reference
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Mahmudul Islam Chowdhury 30 September 1989 4 December 1990 1 year, 65 days Jatiya Party (Ershad)
M. A. Bari (Divisional Commissioner) 13 December 1990 11 May 1991 149 days Independent
2 Mir Mohammad Nasiruddin 12 May 1991 20 December 1993 2 years, 222 days Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Omar Farooq (Divisional Commissioner) 21 December 1993 10 March 1994 79 days Independent
3 A. B. M. Mohiuddin Chowdhury
(1944–2017)
1994
2000
2005
11 March 1994 1 February 2010 15 years, 327 days Bangladesh Awami League [2][3]
4 M. Manjur Alam 2010 10 June 2010 6 May 2015 4 years, 330 days Bangladesh Nationalist Party [4]
5 A. J. M. Nasir Uddin 2015 7 May 2015 4 August 2020 5 years, 89 days Bangladesh Awami League [5][6]
Khorshed Alam Sujon
(Administrator)
5 August 2020 6 February 2021 185 days Bangladesh Awami League
6 Rezaul Karim Chowdhury 2021 15 February 2021 Incumbent 3 years, 57 days Bangladesh Awami League [7][8]

Elections[edit]

Election result 2021[edit]

Chattogram Mayoral Election 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AL Rezaul Karim Chowdhury 3,69,248 84.79 N/A
BNP Dr. Shahadat Hossain 52,489 12.05 N/A
IAB Md. Jannatul Islam 4,980 1.14 N/A
BIF M.A Matin 2,126 0.49 N/A
Islamic Front Muhammad Waheed Murad 1,109 0.25 N/A
Majority 3,16,759 72.74
Turnout 4,36,543 22.52
Registered electors 19,38,706
AL hold

Election result 2015[edit]

Chattogram Mayoral Election 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AL A J M Nasir Uddin 4,75,361 57.87 N/A
BNP M. Manjur Alam 3,04,837 37.11 N/A
BIF M.A Mannan 11,655 1.42 N/A
IAB Wazed Hossain 9,868 1.18 N/A
JP(E) Solayman Alam Sheth 6,131 0.75 N/A
Majority 1,70,524 20.76
Turnout 8,68,664 47.90
Registered electors 18,13,600
AL gain from BNP

Election result 2010[edit]

Chattogram Mayoral Election 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP M. Manjur Alam 4,79,145 54.20 N/A
AL A. B. M. Mohiuddin Chowdhury 3,83,617 43.40 N/A
Independent Mofazzal Hossain 8,813 1.00 N/A
IAB Rafiq Islam 6,521 0.74 N/A
JP(E) Solayman Alam Sheth 2,083 0.24 N/A
Majority 95,528 10.8
Turnout 8,85,065 52.25
Registered electors 16,93,954
BNP gain from AL

Election result 2005[edit]

Chattogram Mayoral Election 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AL A. B. M. Mohiuddin Chowdhury 3,50,891 N/A
BNP Mir Mohammad Nasiruddin 2,59,410 N/A
Majority 91,481
Turnout 6,10,301
AL hold

List of wards by thana/upazila[edit]

  • Hathazari Upazila - ward No. 01 (part)
  • Bayazid - ward No. 02
  • Chandgaon - ward No. 04, 05, 06
  • Panchlaish - ward No. 01(part), 02, 03, 07, 08 (part), 15 (part), 16 (part)
  • Akbarsha - ward No. 10
  • Pahartali - ward No. 09 (part),11 (part), 12 (part)
  • Khulshi - ward No. 08 (part), 09 (part), 13, 14
  • Bakoliya - ward No. 17, 18, 19, 35 (part)
  • Kotwali - ward No. 20, 21, 22, 30 (part), 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 (part), 15 (part), 16 (part)
  • Halishahar - ward No. 11 (part), 24 (part), 25, 26
  • Double Mooring - ward No.12 (part), 23, 24 (part), 27, 28, 29, 30 (part), 36 (part)
  • Bandar - ward No. 36 (part), 37, 38, 39 (part)
  • Patenga - ward No. 39 (part), 40, 41.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Palit, Tapan (2012). "Chittagong City Corporation". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. ^ "It's Mohiuddin Again". The Daily Star. 13 May 2005. Retrieved 15 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Opposition win in Chittagong poll". BBC News.
  4. ^ মনজুর আলম বেসরকারিভাবে চট্টগ্রামের মেয়র নির্বাচিত. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 1 January 2013. Retrieved 12 April 2020.
  5. ^ "AL-backed AJM Nasir Uddin leads in Chittagong City Corporation mayoral polls". The Daily Observer. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Nasir Uddin new mayor of Chittagong". Risingbd.com. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  7. ^ "Rezaul Karim Chowdhury wins CCC Mayoral polls". New Age. 28 January 2021.
  8. ^ "Rezaul Karim Elected Chittagong City Mayor". Dhaka Tribune. 28 January 2021.

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