Chittagong-2

Chittagong-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2014 by Syed Nazibul Bashar Maizvandary of the Bangladesh Tarikat Federation.

Chittagong-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictChittagong District
DivisionChittagong Division
Electorate376,485 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyBangladesh Tarikat Federation
Member(s)Syed Nazibul Bashar Maizvandary

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Fatikchhari Upazila.[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 Mustafizur Rahman Siddiqi Awami League[6]
1979 L. K. Siddiqi Bangladesh Nationalist Party[7]
1986 Ainul Kamal Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal-JSD[8][9]
1991 L. K. Siddiqi Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1996 ABM Abul Kashem Awami League
2001 L. K. Siddiqi Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2014 Syed Nazibul Bashar Maizvandary Bangladesh Tarikat Federation

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Chittagong-2[10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BTF Syed Nazibul Bashar Maizvandary 125,351 90.5 N/A
Independent Mahmud Hasan 12,433 9.0 N/A
Independent Md. Nazim Uddin 731 0.5 N/A
Majority 112,918 81.5 +72.2
Turnout 138,515 42.5 -42.6
BTF gain from BNP

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Chittagong-2[2][12][13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury 129,333 58.1 +8.8
Awami League ATM Pearul Islam 92,266 41.4 +7.8
Gano Forum Md. Liakat Ali Chowdhury 1,098 0.5 N/A
Majority 37,067 9.3 -6.4
Turnout 222,697 85.1 +8.7
BNP hold
General Election 2001: Chittagong-2[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP L. K. Siddiqi 67,512 49.3 +8.1
Awami League ABM Abul Kashem 46,045 33.6 -9.9
Independent Md. Nurul Mostafa Kamal Chowdhury 16,424 12.0 N/A
IJOF Md. Didarul Kabir 4,971 3.6 N/A
BIF Abul Asad Mohammad Jobair 1,505 1.1 +0.6
CPB Md. Masiuddowla 231 0.2 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Mir Md. Nowshad Uddin 126 0.1 N/A
JSD Saiful Akter 105 0.1 N/A
Majority 21,467 15.7 +13.4
Turnout 136,919 76.4 -0.2
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Chittagong-2[14][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League ABM Abul Kashem 45,478 43.5 +7.5
BNP L. K. Siddiqi 43,121 41.2 -4.6
JP(E) Md. Didarul Kabir 7,602 7.3 +3.1
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Shafiqul Moulah 7,488 7.2 -3.4
BIF Md. Musa Al Kaderi 574 0.5 N/A
IOJ Md. Khairul Islam Chowdhury 159 0.2 N/A
Independent Md. Fakhrul Uddin Chowhury 121 0.1 N/A
Zaker Party Md. Nurul Alam Chowdhury 92 0.1 N/A
Majority 2,357 2.3 -7.6
Turnout 104,635 76.6 +18.4
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 1991: Chittagong-2[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP L. K. Siddiqi 36,855 45.8
Awami League ABM Abul Kashem 28,928 36.0
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Shafiqul Moulah 8,549 10.6
JP(E) Fazlul Kader 3,396 4.2
Independent Kazi Khairul Alam 2,289 2.8
BAKSAL Nur Ahmed 168 0.2
JSD (R) Gazi Md. Sekandar 130 0.2
Jatiya Biplobi Front Fazlul Kader 79 0.1
Majority 7,927 9.9
Turnout 80,394 58.2
BNP gain from JSD (R)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chattogram-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. ^ Rahman, Syedur (2010). Historical Dictionary of Bangladesh. Scarecrow Press. p. 105. ISBN 978-0-8108-7453-4.
  5. ^ Liton, Shakhawat (11 July 2008). "Final list of redrawn JS seats published". The Daily Star.
  6. ^ Bangladesh Election Commission (13 February 2018). "Parliament Election 1973: Constituency wise Result of Chittagong-2". Archived from the original on 20 February 2018. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  7. ^ "List of 2nd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  8. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  9. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  10. ^ "Chittagong-2". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Electoral Area Result Statistics: Chittagong-2". AmarMP. Archived from the original on 21 July 2018. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  12. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  13. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  14. ^ 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.
  15. ^ Statistical pocketbook of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. 1999. OCLC 655445406.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 22°41′N 91°48′E / 22.69°N 91.80°E / 22.69; 91.80