Bhola-2

Bhola-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2014 by Ali Azam of the Awami League.

Bhola-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictBhola District
DivisionBarisal Division
Electorate297,221 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Ali Azam

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Burhanuddin and Daulatkhan upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from a Bakerganj constituency when the former Bakerganj District was split into four districts: Bhola, Bakerganj, Jhalokati, and Pirojpur.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Tofail Ahmed Awami League[4]
1988 Siddiqur Rahman [5]
Sep 1991 by-election Mosharraf Hossain Shahjahan Bangladesh Nationalist Party
February1996 Nizam Uddin Ahmed Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Tofail Ahmed Awami League
2001 Hafiz Ibrahim Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Tofail Ahmed Awami League
2014 Ali Azam Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Bhola-2[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Ali Azam 156,697 94.8 +38.6
Jatiya Party (M) Md. Salah Uddin 8,561 5.2 N/A
Majority 148,136 89.6 +76.2
Turnout 165,258 65.2 -18.1
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Bhola-2[2][7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Tofail Ahmed 103,282 56.2 +17.0
BJP Ashikur Rahman 78,730 42.9 -16.8
BKA Abu Jafor Kasemi 679 0.4 N/A
IAB Md. Yousuf 645 0.4 N/A
Gano Front Krisok Md. Sadak 319 0.2 N/A
Majority 24,552 13.4 -7.1
Turnout 183,655 83.3 +32.3
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Bhola-2[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Hafiz Ibrahim 82,927 59.7 +17.6
Awami League Tofail Ahmed 54,437 39.2 -11.5
IJOF Md. Jahangir Alam Shikder 513 0.4 N/A
Independent Md. Morshed Alam 301 0.2 N/A
Independent Md. Mostafizur Rahman 263 0.2 N/A
Independent Shah Md. Mosleh Uddin 212 0.2 N/A
Independent Mir Md. Shahabuddin 203 0.2 N/A
Majority 28,490 20.5 +11.9
Turnout 138,856 51.0 -11.2
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Bhola-2[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Tofail Ahmed 48,924 50.7
BNP Hafiz Ibrahim 40,643 42.1
Jamaat-e-Islami Mohammad Faziul Karim 4,562 4.7
JP(E) Mohammad Kaikobad Mian 583 0.6
IOJ Md. Abdul Karim 551 0.6
Islamic Sashantantrik Andolan Kari Golam Mostofa 495 0.5
Democratic Republican Party Md. Salam Uddin 362 0.4
FP Mohammad Salah Uddin Talukdar 208 0.2
Independent Mir Mohammad Gias Uddin 149 0.2
Majority 8,281 8.6
Turnout 96,477 62.2
Awami League gain from BNP

Tofael Ahmed stood for two seats in the 1991 general election: Bhola-1 and Bhola-2. After winning both, he chose to represent the former and quit the latter, triggering a by-election.[10][11] Mosharraf Hossain Shahjahan of the BNP was elected in a September 1991 by-election.[12]

General Election 1991: Bhola-2[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Tofail Ahmed 38,626 48.4
JP(E) Naziur Rahman Manzur 23,445 29.4
BNP Md. Shahidul Haq Chowdhury 8,670 10.9
Jamaat-e-Islami Syed Jamal Uddin Zafri 6,546 8.2
Independent Md. Siddiq Miah 1,427 1.8
JSD (R) Sk. Farid 366 0.5
FP Yusuf Manager 236 0.3
Zaker Party Mahbub Miah 208 0.3
Independent Selim 176 0.2
Independent Mohabbat Jan Chowdhury 107 0.1
Majority 15,181 19.0
Turnout 79,807 30.2
Awami League gain from [[|N/A]]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bhola-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. ^ "Bhola-2". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 16 June 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  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 29 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  10. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Results Comparison". Amar Desh. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
  11. ^ "List of 5th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  12. ^ Akhter, Muhammad Yeahia (2001). Electoral Corruption in Bangladesh. Ashgate. p. 243. ISBN 0-7546-1628-2.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 22°30′N 90°43′E / 22.50°N 90.72°E / 22.50; 90.72