Bogra-6

Bogra-6 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 is vacant. As the Member of Parliament, Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party refused to take the oath.

Bogra-6
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictBogra District
DivisionRajshahi Division
Electorate387,279 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyBangladesh Nationalist Party
Member(s)Golam Mohammad Siraj

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Bogra Sadar 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 S. M. Sirajul Islam Suruj Awami League[4]
1979 Wajed Hossain Tarafdar Bangladesh Nationalist Party[5]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Abdur Rahman Fakir Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami[6]
1988 Saifur Rahman Bhandari [7]
1991 Mojibar Rahman Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Sep 1996 by-election Md. Zahurul Islam Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2001 Khaleda Zia Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2009 by-election Muhammad Jamiruddin Sircar Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2014 Nurul Islam Omar Jatiya Party (Ershad)
2018 Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Bangladesh Nationalist Party[1]
2019 (By-election) Golam Mohammad Siraj Bangladesh Nationalist Party

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Nurul Islam Omar 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

Khaleda Zia stood for three seats in the 2008 general election: Bogra-6, Bogra-7, and Feni-1. After winning all three, she chose to represent Feni-1 and quit the other two, triggering by-elections in them.[9] Muhammad Jamiruddin Sircar of the BNP was elected in an April 2009 by-election.[10]

General Election 2008: Bogra-6[2][11][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Khaleda Zia 193,792 71.6 -7.0
Awami League Momtaz Uddin 74,634 27.6 +8.7
IAB A. N. M. Mamunur Rashid 1,336 0.5 N/A
BDB Abdullah al Woaky 627 0.2 N/A
BSD Md. Saifuzzaman 297 0.1 N/A
Majority 119,158 44.0
Turnout 270,686 86.6
BNP hold
General Election 2001: Bogra-6[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Khaleda Zia 227,355 78.6
Awami League Md. Mahbubul Alam 54,777 18.9
Islamic Sashantantrik Andolan A. N. M. Mamunur Rashid 4,745 1.6
CPB Md. Abdur Razzak 1,513 0.5
BKA Md. Safiqul Hasan 467 0.2
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Basad-Khalekuzzaman) Md. Saifuzzaman Tutul 294 0.1
Jatiya Party (M) Syed Akil Ahmed 267 0.1
Majority 172,578 59.6
Turnout 289,418 76.4
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

Khaleda Zia stood for five seats in the June 1996 general election: Bogra-6, Bogra-7, Feni-1, Lakshmipur-2 and Chittagong-1. After winning all five, she chose to represent Feni-1 and quit the other four, triggering by-elections in them.[14] Md. Zahurul Islam of the BNP was elected in a September 1996 by-election.[15]

General Election June 1996: Bogra-6[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Khaleda Zia 136,669 58.9 +4.2
Jamaat-e-Islami Golam Rabbani 46,917 20.2 -7.1
Awami League Md. Mahmudul Hassan 36,747 15.8 -0.1
JP(E) A. H. Golam Zakaria Khan 10,185 4.4 +3.9
Independent Md. Alberuni 649 0.3 N/A
JSD AKM Rezaul Karim Tansen 310 0.1 N/A
Islamic Al Zihad Dal Abu Nosor Md. Shohidullah 288 0.1 N/A
FP M. L. Alam 175 0.1 N/A
Independent M. R. Renu 135 0.1 N/A
Majority 89,752 38.7 +11.3
Turnout 232,075 78.2 +13.8
BNP hold
General Election 1991: Bogra-6[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Mojibar Rahman 96,234 54.7
Jamaat-e-Islami Golam Rabbani 48,086 27.3
Awami League Momtaz Uddin 27,964 15.9
IOJ Abdu Kader Prang 943 0.5
JP(E) A. B. M. Shahzahan 896 0.5
Zaker Party A. T. M. Zakaria 891 0.5
CPB Md. Abdur Razzak 823 0.5
JSD (R) Ashis Sarker 195 0.1
Majority 48,148 27.4
Turnout 176,032 64.4
BNP gain from [[|N/A]]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Bogura-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 2014-08-14. 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 16 March 2018.
  9. ^ "By-Elections for Bangladesh's Parliament Scheduled for March 30". VOA Bangla. 15 February 2009. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
  10. ^ "Sircar gets Bogra-6, Moudud bags Bogra-7". bdnews24.com. 2 April 2009. Retrieved 25 May 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 29 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  14. ^ "Statistical Report: 7th Jatiya Shangshad Election" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. p. 299. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 March 2015. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  15. ^ "Statistical Report: 7th Jatiya Shangshad Election" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. pp. 305, 311. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 March 2015. Retrieved 13 May 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 24°51′N 89°22′E / 24.85°N 89.37°E / 24.85; 89.37