Bogra-7

Bogra-7 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by independent politician Rezaul Karim Bablu.

Bogra-7
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictBogra District
DivisionRajshahi Division
Electorate461,515 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyIndependent
Member(s)Rezaul Karim Bablu

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Gabtali and Shajahanpur 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 Amanullah Khan Awami League[6]
1979 Habibur Rahman Bangladesh Nationalist Party[7]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Aminul Islam Sarker Jatiya Party[8][9]
Sep 1991 by-election Helaluzzaman Talukder Lalu Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Sep 1996 by-election Helaluzzaman Talukder Lalu Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Nov 2001 by-election Helaluzzaman Talukder Lalu Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2009 by-election Moudud Ahmed Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2014 Altaf Ali Jatiya Party (Ershad)
2018 Rezaul Karim Bablu Independent[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Bogra-7[10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Altaf Ali 17,879 63.9
Jatiya Party (M) ATM Aminul Islam 10,104 36.1
Majority 7,775 27.8
Turnout 27,983 6.6
JP(E) gain from BNP

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.[12] Moudud Ahmed of the BNP was elected in an April 2009 by-election.[13]

General Election 2008: Bogra-7[2][14][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Khaleda Zia 232,761 71.2
JP(E) Altaf Ali 92,833 28.4
BDB Md. Mejbaul Alam 918 0.3
BSD Shamsul Alam Dulu 446 0.1
Majority 139,928 42.8
Turnout 326,958 88.0
BNP hold

Khaleda Zia stood for five seats in the 2001 general election: Bogra-6, Bogra-7, Khulna-2, Feni-1, and Lakshmipur-2. After winning all five, she chose to represent Bogra-6 and quit the other four, triggering by-elections in them.[16][17] Helaluzzaman Talukder Lalu of the BNP was elected in a November 2001 by-election.[18]

General Election 2001: Bogra-7[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Khaleda Zia 147,522 79.0
Awami League Kamrun Nahar Putul 35,656 19.1
IJOF Md. Abdul Malek Sarkar 3,330 1.8
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Khalekuzzaman) Shamsul Alam Dulu 240 0.1
Workers Party Md. Fahim Sultan Molla 104 0.1
Majority 111,866 59.9
Turnout 186,852 83.2
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.[20] Helaluzzaman Talukder Lalu was elected in a September 1996 by-election.[21]

General Election June 1996: Bogra-7[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Khaleda Zia 107,417 72.1
Awami League Md. Waliul Haque 25,278 17.0
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Fazle Rabbi 15,678 10.5
Independent A. B. M. Sirazul Islam 271 0.2
JSD (R) Md. Rezaul Bari 244 0.2
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Khalekuzzaman) Shamsul Alam Dulu 133 0.1
Majority 82,139 55.1
Turnout 149,021 79.5
BNP hold

Khaleda Zia stood for five seats in the 1991 general election: Bogra-7, Dhaka-5,[22] Dhaka-9,[23] Feni-1, and Chittagong-8.[24] After winning all five, she chose to represent Feni-1 and quit the other four, triggering by-elections in them.[25] Helaluzzaman Talukder Lalu of the BNP was elected in a September 1991 by-election.[26]

General Election 1991: Bogra-7[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Khaleda Zia 83,854 66.9
Awami League TM Musa Pesta 24,760 19.7
Jamaat-e-Islami Zamat Ali Prang 15,440 12.3
Workers Party Saleha Khatun 748 0.6
JP(E) Aminul Islam 355 0.3
JSD (R) AH Azam Khan 222 0.2
Majority 59,094 47.1
Turnout 125,379 66.8
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

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  13. ^ "Sircar gets Bogra-6, Moudud bags Bogra-7". bdnews24.com. 2 April 2009. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
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  16. ^ "BNP nominees for by-election announced". Gulf News. 22 October 2001. Archived from the original on 26 May 2018. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  17. ^ "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.
  18. ^ "Bogra BNP MP to face forgery case". The Daily Star. 7 February 2004. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  19. ^ a b c "Parliament Election Result of 1991,1996,2001 Bangladesh Election Information and Statistics". Vote Monitor Networks. Archived from the original on 2008-12-28. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  20. ^ "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.
  21. ^ "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.
  22. ^ "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.
  23. ^ "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.
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  26. ^ Akhter, Muhammad Yeahia (2001). Electoral Corruption in Bangladesh. Ashgate. p. 243. ISBN 0-7546-1628-2.

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Coordinates: 24°53′N 89°27′E / 24.88°N 89.45°E / 24.88; 89.45