Bagerhat-2

Bagerhat-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by Sheikh Tanmoy of the Awami League.

Bagerhat-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictBagerhat District
DivisionKhulna Division
Electorate284,096 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Sheikh Tanmoy
Created fromKhulna-2

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Bagerhat Sadar and Kachua upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from the Khulna-2 constituency when the former Khulna District was split into three districts: Bagerhat, Khulna, and Satkhira.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Sheikh Abdur Rahman Jatiya Party[4]
1988 Sheikh Sahidul Islam Jatiya Party[5]
1991 A. S. M. Mustafizur Rahman Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1996 Mir Shakawat Ali Daru Awami League
2001 MAH Salim Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Mir Showkat Ali Badsha Awami League
2018 Sheikh Tanmoy Awami League[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Mir Showkat Ali Badsha was elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[6]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Bagerhat-2[2][7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Mir Showkat Ali Badsha 103,846 50.8 +9.6
BNP M. A. Salam 95,954 46.9 -10.6
IAB Md. Jalal Uddin Hawlader 3,470 1.7 N/A
LDP Chasi AM Saidur Rahman 1,240 0.6 N/A
Majority 7,892 3.9 -12.4
Turnout 204,510 89.0 +6.7
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Bagerhat-2[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP MAH Salim 103,792 57.5 +22.3
Awami League Sheikh Helal Uddin 74,429 41.2 +2.0
IJOF Farid Hasan 1,436 0.8 N/A
Independent Moqbul Hossain Sheikh 238 0.1 N/A
Independent S. M. A. Mannan 169 0.1 N/A
JSD Md. Emadul Haq Munzil 121 0.1 N/A
CPB S. M. Rezaul Karim 99 0.1 N/A
Independent Arefin Islam 69 0.0 N/A
Independent Sheikh Dabir Uddin 57 0.0 N/A
Bangladesh Sarbahara Party Md. Mosarraf Hossain 44 0.0 N/A
Majority 29,363 16.3 +12.2
Turnout 180,454 82.3 +0.3
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Bagerhat-2[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Mir Shakawat Ali Daru 57,377 39.2 +2.7
BNP A. S. M. Mustafizur Rahman 51,448 35.2 -2.5
Jamaat-e-Islami Sheikh Kamrul Alam 26,805 18.3 -3.2
JP(E) Sheikh Atiar Rahman 8,450 5.8 +2.5
IOJ Md. Muzibur Rahman Juktibadi 1,214 0.8 N/A
Zaker Party Sayad Sirajul Kabir 644 0.4 -0.3
Independent M. A. Awal 236 0.2 N/A
FP S. M. Abdul Mannan 82 0.1 N/A
Independent Fakir Md. Ali Hasan 53 0.0 N/A
Majority 5,929 4.1 +3.0
Turnout 146,309 82.0 +20.7
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 1991: Bagerhat-2[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP A. S. M. Mustafizur Rahman 48,081 37.7
Awami League Mir Shakawat Ali Daru 46,652 36.5
Jamaat-e-Islami Mojibur Rahman 27,508 21.5
JP(E) Sheikh Abdur Rahman 4,209 3.3
Zaker Party Haniful Haq 843 0.7
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) Fazlur Rahman 266 0.2
JSD (R) Sheik Kamruzzaman 105 0.1
Majority 1,429 1.1
Turnout 127,664 61.3
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Bagerhat-2". The Daily Star. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Constituency Maps of Bangladesh" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 August 2014. 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 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  5. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  9. ^ a b c "Parliament Election Result of 1991,1996,2001 Bangladesh Election Information and Statistics". Vote Monitor Networks. Archived from the original on 28 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 22°40′N 89°46′E / 22.66°N 89.77°E / 22.66; 89.77