Barisal-6

Barisal-6 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2014 by Nasreen Jahan Ratna of the Jatiya Party (Ershad).

Barisal-6
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictBarisal District
DivisionBarisal Division
Electorate245,840 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyJatiya Party (Ershad)
Member(s)Nasreen Jahan Ratna

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Bakerganj Upazila.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

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

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1973 Mokim Hossain Howlader Awami League[4]
1979 Sirajul Haque Montu Bangladesh Nationalist Party[5]
1986 ABM Ruhul Amin Howlader Jatiya Party[6][7]
1991 Md. Yunus Khan Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1995 by-election Md. Abdur Rashid Khan Bangladesh Nationalist Party
February1996 Anwar Hossain Chowdhury Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Syed Masud Reza Awami League
2001 Abul Hossain Khan Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 ABM Ruhul Amin Howlader Jatiya Party (Ershad)
2014 Nasreen Jahan Ratna Jatiya Party (Ershad)

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Nasreen Jahan Ratna, of the Jatiya Party (Ershad), was elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[8]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Barisal-6[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) ABM Ruhul Amin Howlader 89,237 58.9 N/A
BNP Abul Hossain Khan 54,005 35.7 -4.4
IAB Rafikul Islam 7,505 5.0 N/A
Independent Humayun Kabir Mollah 286 0.2 N/A
BTF AHM Saiful Islam Saifee 278 0.2 N/A
BDB Md. Abdur Rashid Khan 172 0.1 N/A
Majority 35,232 23.3 -13.6
Turnout 151,483 82.6 +22.5
JP(E) gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Barisal-6[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Abul Hossain Khan 54,318 40.1 +6.2
Awami League Syed Masud Reza 41,171 30.4 -11.3
IJOF ABM Ruhul Amin Hawlader 20,120 14.9 N/A
Independent Samsul Alam Chunnu 19,664 14.5 N/A
Bangladesh Progressive Party Pushpan Nahar 132 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Shamsul Alam Salim 51 0.0 N/A
Majority 13,147 9.7 +1.9
Turnout 135,456 60.1 -8.1
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Barisal-6[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Syed Masud Reza 41,864 41.6
BNP Md. Abdur Rashid Khan 34,038 33.9
JP(E) ABM Ruhul Amin Hawlader 15,661 15.6
IOJ Abdul Matin Miah 6,341 6.3
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Mahmudunnabi Talukdar 2,010 2.0
JSD Md. Mohsin Hawladar 278 0.3
Islamic Sashantantrik Andolan Barek Mian 233 0.2
Independent Siddque Ahmed Noman 94 0.1
Majority 7,826 7.8
Turnout 100,519 68.2
Awami League gain from BNP

Md. Abdur Rashid Khan of the BNP was elected in a January 1995 by-election.[12]

General Election 1991: Barisal-6[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Md. Yunus Khan 42,361 40.8
NAP (Muzaffar) Majibur Rahman Talukder 27,189 26.2
JP(E) ABM Ruhul Amin Howlader 19,486 18.8
IOJ Abdul Matin Miah 6,898 6.6
Independent Moazzem Hossain Chowdhury 2,879 2.8
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Abul Kalam Azad 2,215 2.1
JSD Abul Hossain Khan 1,218 1.2
Independent Mohiuddin Ahmed 625 0.6
Zaker Party Md. Alhaz Shamsul Haq 592 0.6
BAKSAL Shahidul Islam Khan 375 0.4
Majority 15,172 14.6
Turnout 103,838 45.8
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Barishal-6". 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 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. ^ Zakaria, Mohammad (14 December 2013). "The number now goes up to 151". Dhaka Tribune. 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. ^ Akhter, Muhammad Yeahia (2001). Electoral Corruption in Bangladesh. Ashgate. p. 243. ISBN 0-7546-1628-2.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 22°32′N 90°20′E / 22.54°N 90.34°E / 22.54; 90.34