Jhalokati-1

Jhalokati-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Bazlul Haque Haroon of the Awami League.

Jhalokati-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictJhalokati District
DivisionBarisal Division
Electorate178,888 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Bazlul Haque Haroon

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Kathalia and Rajapur upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from the Bakerganj-12 constituency when the former Bakerganj District was split into four districts: Bhola, Bakerganj, Jhalokati, and Pirojpur.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Jahangir Kabir Jatiya Party[4][5]
1991 Shahjahan Omar Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1996 Anwar Hossain Manju Jatiya Party (Ershad)
2001 Shahjahan Omar Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Bazlul Haque Haroon Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Jhalokati-1[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Bazlul Haque Haroon 90,127 94.7 +38.2
JP(E) Md. Nasir Uddin 5,071 5.3 N/A
Majority 85,056 89.3 +70.5
Turnout 95,198 61.6 -21.7
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Jhalokati-1[2][7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Bazlul Haque Haroon 64,525 56.5 +36.7
BNP Rafiqul Islam Jamal 43,098 37.7 -15.2
IAB Md. Moinul Islam 5,375 4.7 N/A
Independent A.K.M. Rezaul Karim 598 0.5 N/A
Independent Maha Alam 353 0.3 N/A
BDB Mohammad Abul Kasem 122 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Md. Rubel Howlader 121 0.1 -20.8
Majority 21,427 18.8 -13.1
Turnout 114,192 83.3 +19.2
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Jhalokati-1[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Shahjahan Omar 54,513 52.9 +21.2
Jatiya Party (M) Anwar Hossain Manju 21,609 20.9 N/A
Awami League Bazlul Haque Haroon 20,413 19.8 -9.2
IJOF Mian Masud Zakaria 6,168 6.0 N/A
Quran Darshan Sangstha Bangladesh S. K. Jasim Uddin 161 0.2 0.0
Independent Moniruzzaman Golder 90 0.1 N/A
JSD Sohrab Hossain 86 0.1 N/A
Independent Sikder Md. Kajal 60 0.1 N/A
Bangladesh Muslim League (Jamir Ali) Md. A. Satter Hawlader 46 0.0 N/A
Majority 32,904 31.9 +29.6
Turnout 103,146 64.1 -8.8
BNP gain from JP(E)

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Jhalokati-1[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Anwar Hossain Manju 27,812 33.9 N/A
BNP Shahjahan Omar 26,017 31.7 -16.7
Awami League Amir Hossain Amu 23,792 29.0 +5.4
IOJ Nurul Muda 2,964 3.6 -0.8
Jamaat-e-Islami Moulana Muzzamel Hossain 925 1.1 -1.6
FP Sohrab Hossain 174 0.2 0.0
Zaker Party Kabir Sikdar 174 0.2 -0.1
Quran Darshan Sangstha Bangladesh S. K. Jasim Uddin 137 0.2 N/A
Gano Forum Kabiruzzaman Mia 76 0.1 N/A
Majority 1,795 2.2 -22.6
Turnout 82,071 72.9 +29.7
JP(E) gain from BNP
General Election 1991: Jhalokati-1[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Shahjahan Omar 33,544 48.4
Awami League Abdul Kuddus 16,357 23.6
Independent Nurul Islam Sikder 12,008 17.3
IOJ Md. Ali Hossain 3,077 4.4
Jamaat-e-Islami Moulana Mozammel Hossain 1,860 2.7
Bangladesh Janata Party Haider Miah 1,698 2.4
Zaker Party Abdus Sobhan 241 0.3
JSD M. A. Hannan 219 0.3
Independent Mozammel Hossain 168 0.2
FP Sohrab Hossain 123 0.2
Independent Golam Kabir Tang. 65 0.1
Majority 17,187 24.8
Turnout 69,360 43.2
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jhalokathi-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 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  5. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ "Jhalokati-1". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 5 May 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  9. ^ 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 12 August 2014.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 22°34′N 90°08′E / 22.57°N 90.14°E / 22.57; 90.14