Barisal-2

Barisal-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by Shah-e-Alam of the Awami League.

Barisal-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictBarisal District
DivisionBarisal Division
Electorate302,644 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Shah-e-Alam

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Banaripara and Wazirpur upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

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

Ahead of the 2008 general election, the Election Commission redrew constituency boundaries to reflect population changes revealed by the 2001 Bangladesh census.[4] The 2008 redistricting altered the boundaries of the constituency.[5]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1973 Nazrul Islam Awami League[6][7]
1986 Syed Azizul Haque Jatiya Party[8][9]
1991 Rashed Khan Menon Workers Party of Bangladesh
February1996 Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Golam Faruque Ovi Jatiya Party (Ershad)
2001 Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Manirul Islam Awami League
2014 Talukder Yunus Awami League
2018 Shah-e-Alam Awami League[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Barisal-2[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Talukder Yunus 134,878 93.8 +42.5
JP(E) Md. Nasiruddin Nasim Hawlader 5,088 3.5 N/A
Independent Sabina Aktar 3,879 2.7 N/A
Majority 129,790 90.2 +84.0
Turnout 143,845 55.6 -30.8
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Barisal-2[2][11][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Manirul Islam 100,002 51.3 +22.9
BNP Sardar Sarfuddin Ahmed 87,976 45.1 +7.1
Independent Sayed Shahidul Hoque Jamal 3,362 1.7 N/A
Zaker Party Nur Mohammad Howlader 1,988 1.0 N/A
BDB Sayma Jalil 620 0.3 N/A
Independent Ranzit Kumar Baray 516 0.3 N/A
Independent Albart Baray 378 0.2 N/A
Bangladesh Kalyan Party Abdul Haque 127 0.1 N/A
Majority 12,026 6.2 -3.4
Turnout 194,969 86.4 -21.6
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Barisal-2[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal 60,164 38.0 +11.5
Awami League Abul Hasanat Abdullah 44,919 28.4 +7.2
Jatiya Party (M) Golam Faruque Ovi 30,511 19.3 N/A
IJOF Golam Kibria Tipu 14,491 9.1 N/A
Workers Party Rashed Khan Menon 8,353 5.3 -6.5
Majority 15,245 9.6 +8.2
Turnout 158,438 64.8 -4.6
BNP gain from JP(E)

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Barisal-2[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Golam Faruque Ovi 33,556 28.0 +9.9
BNP Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal 31,844 26.5 +14.3
Awami League Syed Moinul Haque 25,403 21.2 -4.0
Workers Party Rashed Khan Menon 14,124 11.8 -21.2
Jamaat-e-Islami Bazlur Rashid 5,268 4.4 -5.2
Independent Sarder Sarfuddin Ahamed 3,359 2.8 N/A
IOJ Abdul Malek Sarder 2,418 2.0 N/A
Independent Shah Kashruzzaman 2,135 1.8 N/A
Independent Golam Kibria Tipu 1,733 1.4 N/A
Independent Abdul Alim Khan 195 0.2 N/A
Majority 1,712 1.4 -6.4
Turnout 120,035 69.4 +23.6
JP(E) gain from Workers Party
General Election 1991: Barisal-2[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Workers Party Rashed Khan Menon 36,311 33.0
Awami League Haranath Bain 27,697 25.2
JP(E) Golam Kibria 19,876 18.1
BNP M. A. Rahman Mallik 13,465 12.2
Jamaat-e-Islami Bazlur Rashid 10,577 9.6
Independent Khairul Alam Hang. 1,499 1.4
NDP Md. Delwar Hossain 408 0.4
JSD (R) Mujibur Rahman Kabiraz 148 0.1
Majority 8,614 7.8
Turnout 109,981 45.8
Workers Party gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Barishal-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. ^ Rahman, Syedur (2010). Historical Dictionary of Bangladesh. Scarecrow Press. p. 105. ISBN 978-0-8108-7453-4.
  5. ^ Liton, Shakhawat (11 July 2008). "Final list of redrawn JS seats published". The Daily Star.
  6. ^ "List of 1st Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  7. ^ "List of 2nd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  8. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  9. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  10. ^ "Barisal-2". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 10 October 2017. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  12. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  13. ^ 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°49′N 90°15′E / 22.82°N 90.25°E / 22.82; 90.25