Chapai Nawabganj-1

Chapai Nawabganj-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by Shamil Uddin Ahmed Shimul of the Awami League.

Chapai Nawabganj-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictChapai Nawabganj District
DivisionRajshahi Division
Electorate416,132 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Shamil Uddin Ahmed Shimul

BoundariesEdit

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

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from the Rajshahi-1 constituency when the former Rajshahi District was split into four districts: Nawabganj, Naogaon, Rajshahi, and Natore.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Moin Uddin Ahmed Independent[4]
1988 Mahbubul Alam [5]
1991 Shahjahan Miah Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Muhammad Enamul Huq Awami League
2014 Golam Rabbani Awami League
2018 Shamil Uddin Ahmed Shimul Awami League[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2018Edit

General Election 2018: Chapai Nawabganj-1[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Shamil Uddin Ahmed Shimul 1,80,078 N/A
BNP Shahjahan Miah 1,63,650 N/A
IAB Md. Monirul Islam 53,154 N/A
Majority
Turnout 4,16,132
Awami League hold

Golam Rabbani was elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[6]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Chapai Nawabganj-1[2][7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Muhammad Enamul Huq 139,308 45.5 +11.4
BNP Shahjahan Miah 116,673 38.1 -0.8
Gano Forum Golam Rabbani 49,896 16.3 N/A
Majority 22,635 7.4 +2.6
Turnout 305,877 92.8 +3.1
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Chapai Nawabganj-1[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Shahjahan Miah 96,740 38.9 -7.5
Awami League Muhammad Enamul Huq 84,807 34.1 +19.4
Independent Nazrul Islam 65,310 26.2 N/A
IJOF Md. Alauddin 1,214 0.5 N/A
Independent Ittehad Touhidul Idrisi 510 0.2 N/A
CPB Syed Ahmmad Biswas 306 0.1 N/A
Gano Azadi League (Samad) Md. Nazrul Islam 108 0.0 N/A
Majority 11,933 4.8 -4.7
Turnout 248,995 89.7 +3.6
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Chapai Nawabganj-1[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Shahjahan Miah 93,119 46.4 +8.9
Jamaat-e-Islami Nazrul Islam 74,144 36.9 -0.9
Awami League Kaium Reza Chowdhury 29,568 14.7 N/A
JP(E) Mainul Haque 1,317 0.7 +0.4
JSD Abu Bakkar 1,149 0.6 N/A
Zaker Party Niamot Ali Niam 1,049 0.5 -0.4
GAL Md. Nazrul Islam 255 0.1 N/A
FP Md. Khademul Islam 129 0.1 -0.7
Majority 18,975 9.5 +8.0
Turnout 200,730 86.1 +9.2
BNP hold
General Election 1991: Chapai Nawabganj-1[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Shahjahan Miah 65,560 37.5
Jamaat-e-Islami Nazrul Islam 62,945 36.0
Independent Kaium Reza Chowdhury 41,201 23.6
NAP (Muzaffar) Nazrul Islam 1,593 0.9
Zaker Party Mamtazuddin 1,559 0.9
FP Md. Khademul Islam 1,338 0.8
JP(E) Mainul Haq 586 0.3
Independent Mostafizur Rahman 147 0.1
Majority 2,615 1.5
Turnout 174,929 76.9
BNP gain from [[|N/A]]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Chapainawabganj-1". 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 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. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  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.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 24°41′N 88°10′E / 24.68°N 88.16°E / 24.68; 88.16