Dinajpur-2

Dinajpur-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury of the Awami League.

Dinajpur-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictDinajpur District
DivisionRangpur Division
Electorate306,579 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Biral and Bochaganj 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 Sirajul Islam Awami League[4][5]
1979
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Satish Chandra Roy Awami League[6]
1988 Reazul Huq Chowdhury [7]
1991 Satish Chandra Roy Awami League
February 1996 Mujibur Rahman Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Satish Chandra Roy Awami League
2001 Muhammad Mahbubur Rahman Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury was re-elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[8]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Dinajpur-2[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury 138,152 60.4 +22.3
BNP Muhammad Mahbubur Rahman 89,419 39.1 -3.5
Independent Jalal Uddin Ahamed 985 0.4 N/A
Majority 48,733 21.3 +16.9
Turnout 228,556 92.9 +7.0
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Dinajpur-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Muhammad Mahbubur Rahman 79,490 42.6 +25.8
Awami League Satish Chandra Roy 71,229 38.1 -0.7
IJOF Md. Anowarul Huq Chowdhury 33,280 17.8 N/A
Independent Md. Kachim Uddin 1,498 0.8 N/A
Bangladesh Janata Party Abdullah Al Naser 1,244 0.7 -0.1
Majority 8,261 4.4 -1.2
Turnout 186,741 85.9 +4.8
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Dinajpur-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Satish Chandra Roy 55,551 38.8 -1.1
JP(E) A. F. M. Reazul Haq Chowdhury 47,611 33.3 +7.1
BNP M. A. Zalil 24,044 16.8 +9.3
Jamaat-e-Islami Mahbub Alam 13,663 9.6 -11.2
Bangladesh Janata Party Abdullah Al Naser 1,153 0.8 -3.3
JSD Taimur Rahman 482 0.3 +0.1
JSD (R) Md. Abdul Hye 314 0.2 -0.1
Zaker Party Md. A.T.M. Rezaul 198 0.1 0.0
Majority 7,940 5.6 -8.1
Turnout 143,016 81.1 +9.7
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 1991: Dinajpur-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Satish Chandra Roy 49,440 39.9
JP(E) A. F. M. Reazul Huq Chowdhury 32,508 26.2
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Shah Moksul Minar 25,766 20.8
BNP Md. Abdul Momen Chowdhury 9,316 7.5
Bangladesh Janata Party Md. Razzak Chowdhury 5,097 4.1
Janasakti Party Abdullah Al Naser 918 0.7
JSD Md. Azizul Haq 286 0.2
Independent Md. Mamunur Rashid 193 0.2
JSD (S) A. Malek 173 0.1
Zaker Party Md. Abul Hossein 138 0.1
JSD (R) Md. Abdul Hye 90 0.1
Majority 16,932 13.7
Turnout 123,925 71.4
Awami League gain from [[|N/A]]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dinajpur-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. ^ "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 12 August 2014.
  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. ^ 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°38′N 88°33′E / 25.63°N 88.55°E / 25.63; 88.55