Jamalpur-1

Jamalpur-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Abul Kalam Azad of the Awami League.

Jamalpur-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictJamalpur District
DivisionMymensingh Division
Electorate346,286 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1978
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Abul Kalam Azad

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Baksiganj and Dewanganj upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1978 a Mymensingh constituency when the former Mymensingh District was split into two districts: Jamalpur and Mymensingh.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1979 Almas Hossain Bangladesh Muslim League[5]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Abdus Sattar Jatiya Party[6][7]
1991 Abul Kalam Azad Awami League
February 1996 AKM Moinul Haque Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Abul Kalam Azad Awami League
2001 M. Rashiduzzaman Millat Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Abul Kalam Azad Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Jamalpur-1[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abul Kalam Azad 48,444 97.2 +48.4
Independent Aziz Ahmed Hasan 1,372 2.8 N/A
Majority 47,072 94.5 +75.5
Turnout 49,816 16.5 -2.5
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Jamalpur-1[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abul Kalam Azad 115,722 48.8 +12.2
BNP Sahida Akter Rita 70,680 29.8 -16.5
Independent Nur Mohammed 49,654 20.9 N/A
KSJL Md. Aminul Islam 1,235 0.5 N/A
Majority 45,042 19.0 +9.3
Turnout 237,291 80.7 +4.9
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Jamalpur-1[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP M. Rashiduzzaman Millat 93,616 46.3 +36.1
Awami League Abul Kalam Azad 73,959 36.6 +1.3
IJOF M. A. Sattar 34,709 17.2 N/A
Majority 19,657 9.7 -3.4
Turnout 202,284 75.8 +7.2
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Jamalpur-1[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abul Kalam Azad 46,722 35.3 -10.2
JP(E) M. A. Sattar 29,341 22.1 +21.3
Independent Md. Abdur Rashid 21,303 16.1 N/A
BNP A. K. M. Mainul Haque 13,574 10.2 -19.8
Jamaat-e-Islami Osman Gani 13,054 9.9 -11.7
Independent Md. Mahabubul Haque Chish 8,157 6.2 N/A
Zaker Party Solaiman 324 0.2 0.0
Majority 17,381 13.1 -2.4
Turnout 132,475 68.6 +30.4
Awami League hold
General Election 1991: Jamalpur-1[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abul Kalam Azad 38,726 45.5
BNP I. A. M. Abdul Aziz 25,567 30.0
Jamaat-e-Islami Osman Gani 18,385 21.6
JP(E) Hasibur Rahman Miah 701 0.8
BAKSAL Jahangir Alam 649 0.8
Independent Azizul Haq 340 0.4
Independent A. N. M. Shafiqul Alam 266 0.3
Independent Z. M. Raihanul Haq 170 0.2
Zaker Party Solaiman Haq 168 0.2
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) Alamas Hoosain 125 0.1
Majority 13,159 15.5
Turnout 85,097 38.2
Awami League gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jamalpur-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. ^ "Project Completion Report on Bangladesh Second Foodarain Storafe Proiect". World Bank. 17 February 1988.
  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. ^ "Jamalpur-1". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 9 December 2017. 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. ^ 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: 25°10′N 89°46′E / 25.16°N 89.76°E / 25.16; 89.76