Madaripur-2

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Madaripur-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictMadaripur District
DivisionDhaka Division
Electorate347,230 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Shajahan Khan

Madaripur-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 1991 by Shajahan Khan of the Awami League.

Boundaries[edit]

The constituency encompasses Rajoir Upazila, Madaripur Municipality, and ten union parishads of Madaripur Sadar Upazila: Bahadurpur, Chilar Char, Dhurail, Dudkhali, Kalikapur, Kunia, Panchokhola, Pearpur, Rasti, and Sirkhara.[2][3]

History[edit]

The constituency was created in 1984 from a Faridpur constituency when the former Faridpur District was split into five districts: Rajbari, Faridpur, Gopalganj, Madaripur, and Shariatpur.[4]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1986 Shajahan Khan Jatiya Party[5]
1988 Sirajul Islam Bhuiyan Jatiya Party[6]
Sep 1991 by-election Shajahan Khan Awami League
Feb 1996 Qazi Mahabub Ahmed Bangladesh Nationalist Party[7]
Jun 1996 Shajahan Khan Awami League

Elections[edit]

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

Shajahan Khan 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 2000s[edit]

General Election 2008: Madaripur-2[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Awami League Shajahan Khan 179,883 83.3 +9.4
BNP Helen Jerin Khan 28,594 13.2 -11.4
IAB Md. Abdul Malek 7,496 3.5 N/A
Majority 151,289 70.0 +20.7
Turnout 215,973 80.8 +13.1
Awami League hold
General Election 2001: Madaripur-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Awami League Shajahan Khan 139,096 73.9 +10.4
BNP Sirajul Islam Bhuiyan 46,234 24.6 +7.2
IJOF Md. Atikur Rahman Hawlader 2,424 1.3 N/A
JSD A. Rashid Khan Badal 323 0.2 +0.1
Independent Helen Jerin Khan 120 0.1 N/A
Majority 92,862 49.3 +3.2
Turnout 188,197 67.7 -5.1
Awami League hold

Elections in the 1990s[edit]

General Election June 1996: Madaripur-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Awami League Shajahan Khan 92,492 63.5
BNP Qazi Mahabub Ahmed 25,397 17.4
Jatiya Party (E) Golam Moula 17,031 11.7
IOJ Md. Azahar Uddin 3,165 2.2
Independent Syed Nawbab Chand 2,831 1.9
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Sobahan Khan 2,803 1.9
Zaker Party A. Rab Hawladar 1,404 1.0
JSD Md. Abdul Hye Hawladar 200 0.1
Social Democratic Pafiy Md. Mizanur Rahman Mridha 199 0.1
Independent A. Sattar Sipai 155 0.1
Majority 67,095 46.1
Turnout 145,677 72.8
Awami League hold

Abdur Razzak stood for two seats in the 1991 general election: Madaripur-2 and Shariatpur-3.[12] After winning both, he chose to represent Shariatpur-3 and quit Madaripur-2, triggering a by-election in it.[13] Shajahan Khan of the Awami League was elected in a September 1991 by-election.[14]

General Election 1991: Madaripur-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BAKSAL Abdur Razzak 61,532 46.4
JSD Shajahan Khan 30,156 22.8
Bangladesh National Congress Abdul Mannan Shikdar 15,436 11.6
Jatiya Party (E) Sirajul Islam Bhuiyan 9,869 7.4
Jamaat-e-Islami Samsul Haq 6,355 4.8
Zaker Party Md. Enamul Haq 4,744 3.6
BKA H. Anwarul Haq 2,973 2.2
Independent Nurul Amin 1,278 1.0
Independent Ferdaus Jomadar 183 0.1
Majority 31,376 23.7
Turnout 132,526 50.9
BAKSAL gain from Jatiya Party (E)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Madaripur-2". 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. ^ জেলা প্রশাসনের পটভূমি [Background of District Administration]. Faridpur District (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  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. ^ 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.
  12. ^ "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.
  13. ^ "List of 5th Parliament Members". Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  14. ^ Akhter, Muhammad Yeahia (2001). Electoral Corruption in Bangladesh. Ashgate. p. 243. ISBN 0-7546-1628-2.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 23°13′N 90°03′E / 23.21°N 90.05°E / 23.21; 90.05