Gopalganj-1

Gopalganj-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 1996 by Faruk Khan of the Awami League.

Gopalganj-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictGopalganj District
DivisionDhaka Division
Electorate321,450 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Faruk Khan

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Muksudpur Upazila and seven union parishads of Kashiani Upazila: Kashiani, Mamudpur, Maheshpur, Parulia, Rajpat, Ratail, and Sajail.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from a Faridpur constituency when the former Faridpur District was split into five districts: Rajbari, Faridpur, Gopalganj, Madaripur, and Shariatpur.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Sarwar Jan Chowdhury Jatiya Party[5]
1988 M. H. Khan Monjur [6]
1991 Kazi Abdur Rashid Awami League
Feb 1996 Sharfuzzaman Jahangir Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1996 Faruk Khan Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Gopalganj-1[7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Faruk Khan 240,304 97.6 +6.0
JP(E) Deepa Majumdar 5,863 2.4 N/A
Majority 234,441 95.2 +8.6
Turnout 246,167 89.0 +6.4
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Gopalganj-1[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Faruk Khan 183,234 91.6 +13.1
BNP Md. Salimuzzaman Molla 9,986 5.0 -5.9
IAB Md. Ruhul Amin 6,810 3.4 N/A
Majority 173,248 86.6 +19.0
Turnout 200,030 82.6 +10.5
Awami League hold
General Election 2001: Gopalganj-1[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Faruk Khan 145,391 78.5 -8.4
BNP Md. Mahbbat Jan Chowdhury 20,136 10.9 +7.3
Independent Ali Azam 14,755 8.0 N/A
Independent Deepa Majumdar 3,680 2.0 N/A
IJOF Md. Tayebur Rahman Sharif 828 0.4 N/A
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Basad-Khalekuzzaman) Moshayed Hossain Dhali 396 0.2 N/A
Majority 125,255 67.6 -15.5
Turnout 185,186 72.1 -1.3
Awami League hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Gopalganj-1[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Faruk Khan 119,536 86.9 +21.8
Jamaat-e-Islami A. K. Imdadul Haque 5,236 3.8 -7.7
BNP Khairul Baki Mian 4,914 3.6 -5.5
JP(E) Julfiqar Ali 3,502 2.5 +2.0
IOJ Niamat Ullah 3,124 2.3 N/A
Zaker Party Md. Anwarul Islam 615 0.4 0.0
Independent Md. Mosharaf Hossain Dhali 293 0.2 N/A
Bangladesh Muslim League (Jamir Ali) Sharif Emraul Islam 182 0.1 N/A
Independent Bibuti Bhushan Biswas 151 0.1 N/A
Majority 114,300 83.1 +30.0
Turnout 137,553 73.4 +20.7
Awami League hold
General Election 1991: Gopalganj-1[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Kazi Abdur Rashid 79,219 65.1
BAKSAL Mukul Chandra Basu 14,602 12.0
Jamaat-e-Islami A. K. Imdadul Haque 13,992 11.5
BNP Khairul Baki Mian 11,136 9.1
JP(E) Zulfikar Ali 656 0.5
Bangladesh Hindu League Suresh Chandra Biswash 641 0.5
Independent Md. Lutfar 484 0.4
Zaker Party A. Mannan 475 0.4
JSD Azizur Rahman 197 0.2
Independent M. H. Khan Monjur 193 0.2
Independent Md. Farooq Ahmmad Talukdar 81 0.1
Bangladesh National Congress Monindra Sarkar 80 0.1
Majority 64,617 53.1
Turnout 121,756 52.7
Awami League gain from [[|N/A]]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gopalganj-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. ^ জেলা প্রশাসনের পটভূমি [Background of District Administration]. Faridpur District (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  5. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Gopalganj-1". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 12 June 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Electoral Area Result Statistics: Gopalganj-1". AmarMP. Retrieved 14 May 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. ^ 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: 23°19′N 89°52′E / 23.32°N 89.87°E / 23.32; 89.87