Tangail-2

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Tangail-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictTangail District
DivisionDhaka Division
Electorate348,670 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Choto Monir

Tangail-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by Choto Monir of the Awami League.

Boundaries[edit]

The constituency encompasses Bhuapur and Gopalpur upazilas.[2][3]

History[edit]

The constituency was created for the first general elections in newly independent Bangladesh, held in 1973.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1973 Hatem Ali Talukdar Awami League[4]
1979 Afazuddin Fakir Bangladesh Nationalist Party[5]
1986 Shamsul Haque Talukder Jatiya Party[6]
1988 Abdul Matin Mia Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (Siraj)[7]
1991 Abdus Salam Pintu Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1996 Khandaker Asaduzzaman Awami League
2001 Abdus Salam Pintu Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Khandaker Asaduzzaman Awami League
2018 Choto Monir Awami League[1]

Elections[edit]

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

General Election 2014: Tangail-2[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Awami League Khandaker Asaduzzaman 140,759 94.6 +37.0
Jatiya Party (E) Azizur Rahman Tarafdar 8,017 5.4 N/A
Majority 132,742 89.2 +72.8
Turnout 148,776 47.7 -41.0
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000s[edit]

General Election 2008: Tangail-2[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Awami League Khandaker Asaduzzaman 144,710 57.6 +10.0
BNP Sultan Salahuddin Tuku 103,509 41.2 -7.5
KSJL Khaleda Habib 2,033 0.8 -0.8
BDB Munirul Islam 552 0.2 N/A
Zaker Party Anamul Haque Manju 410 0.2 N/A
Majority 41,201 16.4 +15.3
Turnout 251,214 88.7 +12.8
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Tangail-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BNP Abdus Salam Pintu 105,273 48.7 +7.8
Awami League Khandaker Asaduzzaman 102,999 47.6 +1.5
IJOF Md. Shamsul Haq Talukder 4,296 2.0 N/A
KSJL Abdul Kader Siddique 3,519 1.6 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Aziz Bangal 236 0.1 N/A
Majority 2,274 1.1 -4.1
Turnout 216,323 75.9 +0.3
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990s[edit]

General Election June 1996: Tangail-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Awami League Khandaker Asaduzzaman 77,086 46.1 +7.2
BNP Abdus Salam Pintu 68,406 40.9 -10.8
Jatiya Party (E) Md. Shamim Al Mamun 15,188 9.1 +0.9
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Abdus Salam Khan 5,801 3.5 N/A
Gano Forum Faridul Alam Talukdar 371 0.2 N/A
Democratic Republican Party Md. Helal Uddin Khan 237 0.1 N/A
Majority 8,680 5.2 -7.6
Turnout 167,089 75.6 +18.4
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 1991: Tangail-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BNP Abdus Salam Pintu 75,603 51.7
Awami League Hatem Ali Talukdar 56,852 38.9
Jatiya Party (E) Shamsul Haq Talukdar 12,016 8.2
UCL K. Jahangir 530 0.4
Zaker Party Md. Ali 512 0.4
Independent Md. Rafiqul Islam 452 0.3
Independent Sham Shankar Dutta 217 0.1
Majority 18,751 12.8
Turnout 146,182 57.2
BNP gain from JSD (S)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tangail-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. ^ "List of 1st Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  5. ^ "List of 2nd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  8. ^ "Tangail-2". 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 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.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 24°33′N 89°56′E / 24.55°N 89.93°E / 24.55; 89.93