Dinajpur-1

Dinajpur-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2005 by Manoranjon Shill Gopal of the Awami League.

Dinajpur-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictDinajpur District
DivisionRangpur Division
Electorate344,065 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Manoranjon Shill Gopal

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Birganj and Kaharole upazilas.[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 Kamaruddin Ahmed Awami League[4]
1979 Jamiur Uddin Sarker Bangladesh Nationalist Party[5]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Abdul Malek Sarkar Awami League[6]
1988 Anisul Haque Chowdhury [7]
1991 Md. Aminul Islam Awami League
February 1996 Syed Ahmed Reza Hossain Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Abdur Rauf Chowdhury Awami League
2001 Abdullah Al Kafi Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami
2005 by-election Manoranjon Shill Gopal Independent
2008 Manoranjon Shill Gopal Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Dinajpur-1[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Manoranjon Shill Gopal 124,314 83.3 +26.7
Workers Party Abdul Haq 24,973 16.7 N/A
Majority 99,341 66.5 +52.3
Turnout 149,287 49.0 -43.9
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Dinajpur-1[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Manoranjon Shill Gopal 143,097 56.6
Jamaat-e-Islami Mohammed Hanif 107,168 42.4
CPB Md. Altaf Hussain 1,596 0.6
IAB Md. Jamal Uddin 898 0.4
Majority 35,929 14.2
Turnout 252,759 92.9
Awami League gain from Jamaat-e-Islami

Abdullah Al Kafi died in September 2005. Independent candidate Manoranjon Shill Gopal was elected in a December by-election.[11]

General Election 2001: Dinajpur-1[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdullah Al Kafi 88,669 44.9 +31.4
Awami League Abdur Rauf Chowdhury 60,197 30.5 -11.7
IJOF Manoranjon Shill Gopal 40,621 20.6 N/A
JSD Md. Abdul Khaleque Sarkar 6,848 3.5 N/A
CPB Md. Altaf Hussain 760 0.4 -0.1
Independent Abdul Malek Sarkar 279 0.1 N/A
Majority 28,472 14.4 -5.2
Turnout 197,374 85.2 +9.4
Jamaat-e-Islami gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Dinajpur-1[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdur Rauf Chowdhury 60,681 42.2 -6.1
BNP Syed Ahmed Reza Hossain 32,437 22.5 +10.8
JP(E) Manoranjon Shill Gopal 29,583 20.6 +13.5
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdullah Al Kafi 19,463 13.5 -17.1
CPB Md. Altaf Hussain 756 0.5 N/A
JSD (R) Md. Abdul Khaleque 690 0.5 N/A
Bangladesh Janata Party Md. Ahad Ali 283 0.2 N/A
Majority 28,244 19.6 +1.9
Turnout 143,893 75.8 +11.9
Awami League hold
General Election 1991: Dinajpur-1[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Md. Aminul Islam 56,191 48.3
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdullah Al Kafi 35,598 30.6
BNP Md. A. Mannan 13,603 11.7
JP(E) Md. Anisul Haq 8,203 7.1
NDP Manoranjon Shill Gopal 2,194 1.9
JSD (R) Md. Abdul Khaleque 338 0.3
Zaker Party Md. Nazrul Islam 232 0.2
Majority 20,593 17,7
Turnout 116,359 63.9
Awami League gain from [[|N/A]]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dinajpur-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 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 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. ^ "Dinajpur-1". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 24 June 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  10. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Manoranjan Shil Gopal (Ind) unofficially elected in Dinajpur-1 by poll". bdnews24.com. 4 December 2005. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  12. ^ a b c "Parliament Election Result of 1991,1996,2001 Bangladesh Election Information and Statistics". Vote Monitor Networks. Archived from the original on 22 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 25°52′N 88°39′E / 25.86°N 88.65°E / 25.86; 88.65