Habiganj-2

Habiganj-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Abdul Majid Khan of the Awami League.

Habiganj-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictHabiganj District
DivisionSylhet Division
Electorate306,981 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Abdul Majid Khan

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Ajmiriganj and Baniachong upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from a Sylhet constituency when the former Sylhet District was split into four districts: Sunamganj, Sylhet, Moulvibazar, and Habiganj.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Sirajul Hossain Khan Awami League[5]
1988 Sirajul Islam Khan [6]
1991 Sharif Uddin Ahmed Awami League
1997 by-election Suranjit Sengupta Awami League
2001 Nazmul Hasan Jahed Awami League
2008 Abdul Majid Khan Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Habiganj-2[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdul Majid Khan 65,362 72.6 +12.6
JP(E) Shankar Pal 21,556 23.9 +21.6
Independent Afsar Ahmed 3,112 3.5 +1.2
Majority 43,803 48.7 +21.7
Turnout 90,033
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Habiganj-2[2][8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdul Majid Khan 122,025 60.0 +28.8
BNP A. Am Sakhawat Hasan Jibon 67,059 33.0 +2.0
Independent Afsar Ahmed 4,722 2.3 N/A
JP(E) Abid Ali Chowdhury 4,665 2.3 N/A
BKM Abdur Rob Yousufi 3,167 1.6 N/A
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Bangladesh Abdul Awal Chowdhury Waisy 837 0.4 N/A
BSD Md. Kamrul Islam Chowdhury 563 0.3 N/A
KSJL Monmuhan Debnath 337 0.2 N/A
Majority 54,966 27.0 +26.8
Turnout 203,375 85.0 +13.2
Awami League hold
General Election 2001: Habiganj-2[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Nazmul Hasan Jahed 50,361 31.2 -33.4
BNP Md. Nurul Amin Chowdhury 50,014 31.0 N/A
IJOF Shankar Pal 31,431 19.5 N/A
Independent Zakaria Chowdhury 28,320 17.5 N/A
Independent Sakhawat Hasan Jibon 453 0.3 N/A
Independent Krisna Kanta Sarkar 432 0.3 N/A
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Basad-Khalekuzzaman) Syed Delwar Hossain 273 0.2 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Akul Chowdhury 197 0.1 N/A
Majority 347 0.2 -29.8
Turnout 161,481 71.8 +7.8
Awami League hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

Sharif Uddin Ahmed died in office. Suranjit Sengupta was elected in an October 1996 by-election.

Habiganj-2 by-election, 1996[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Suranjit Sengupta 72,925 64.6 +24.6
JP(E) Sirajul Hossain Khan 39,032 34.6 +9.4
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Mahbub) Tofazzal Hossain Chowdhury 776 0.7 N/A
BKSMA Krishak Md. Sadeq 237 0.2 N/A
Majority 33,893 30.0 +16.9
Turnout 112,970 64.0 -8.9
Awami League hold
General Election June 1996: Habiganj-2[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Sharif Uddin Ahmed 51,369 40.0 -7.4
BNP Zakaria Khan Chowdhury 34,530 26.9 -10.7
JP(E) Sirajul Hossain Khan 32,361 25.2 N/A
Jamaat-e-Islami Ashraf Uddin 4,919 3.8 -5.4
IOJ Md. Tazul Islam 3,289 2.6 N/A
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Mahbub) Md. Tafazzal Hossain Chowdhury 2,087 1.6 N/A
Majority 16,839 13.1 +3.4
Turnout 128,555 72.9 +18.1
Awami League hold
General Election 1991: Habiganj-2[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Sharif Uddin Ahmed 50,397 47.4
BNP Zakaria Khan Chowdhury 40,025 37.6
Jamaat-e-Islami Fazlul Karim 9,769 9.2
BKA Sheik Abdur Rahman 5,587 5.3
JSD Md. Abdullah 624 0.6
Majority 10,372 9.7
Turnout 106,402 54.8
Awami League gain from [[|N/A]]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Habiganj-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. ^ "District Statistics 2011: Sylhet" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  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. ^ "Habiganj-2". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 24 June 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  10. ^ 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.
  11. ^ "Statistical Report: 7th Jatiya Shangshad Election" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. p. 322. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 March 2015. Retrieved 13 May 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 24°31′N 91°22′E / 24.52°N 91.37°E / 24.52; 91.37