Joypurhat-1

Joypurhat-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2014 by Shamsul Alam Dudu of the Awami League.

Joypurhat-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictJoypurhat District
DivisionRajshahi Division
Electorate399,245 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1982
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Shamsul Alam Dudu

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Joypurhat Sadar and Panchbibi upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1982 from a Bogra constituency when the former Bogra District was split into two districts: Bogra and Joypurhat.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Abbas Ali Mandal Awami League[5]
1988 Khandakar Oliuzzaman Alam Jatiya Party[6]
1991 Golam Rabbani Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1996 Abdul Alim Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Mozahar Ali Prodhan Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2014 Shamsul Alam Dudu Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Shamsul Alam Dudu was elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[7]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Joypurhat-1[2][8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Mozahar Ali Prodhan 164,820 55.3 -8.5
Awami League Khaza Samsul Alam 130,529 43.8 +11.5
IAB Dewan Muhammad Zahurul Islam 1,193 0.4 N/A
BSD Wazed Parvez 715 0.2 N/A
CPB Dewan Bodiuzzaman 659 0.2 -0.1
Independent Abdul Aziz Mollah 158 0.1 N/A
Majority 34,291 11.5 -20.0
Turnout 298,074 90.9 +5.8
BNP hold
General Election 2001: Joypurhat-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Abdul Alim 159,830 63.8 +20.7
Awami League Abbas Ali Mandal 80,900 32.3 +3.4
IJOF Abul Kalam Azad 8,074 3.2 N/A
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Basad-Khalekuzzaman) Wazed Parvez 853 0.3 N/A
CPB Dewan Bodiuzzaman 677 0.3 +0.2
JSD Jalilur Rahman Jillu 180 0.1 N/A
Majority 78,930 31.5 +17.3
Turnout 250,514 85.1 +1.5
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Joypurhat-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Abdul Alim 90,713 43.1 +12.1
Awami League Abbas Ali Mandal 60,768 28.9 -2.0
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Abbas Ali Khan 37,713 17.9 -9.9
JP(E) Md. Abdul Hakim Mondol[citation needed] 20,415 9.7 +8.7
CPB Md. Badruzzaman 302 0.1 -1.1
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Khalekuzzaman) Wazed Parvez 277 0.1 N/A
Zaker Party Md. Bulbul Chowdhury 212 0.1 -0.1
Majority 29,945 14.2 +14.1
Turnout 210,400 83.6 +16.9
BNP hold
General Election 1991: Joypurhat-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Golam Rabbani 48,167 31.0
Awami League Abbas Ali Mandal 48,091 30.9
Jamaat-e-Islami Abbas Ali Khan 43,308 27.8
Jatiya Oikkya Front Abdul Alim 10,907 7.0
CPB Md. Aminul Haque 1,892 1.2
JP(E) Khandakar Oliuzzaman Alam 1,592 1.0
Islami Samajtantrik Dal Md. Moksedur Rahman 606 0.4
IOJ Md. Mukim Uddin 439 0.3
Zaker Party Md. Bulbul Chowdhury 345 0.2
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) Md. Zaibar Ali Akand 171 0.1
Majority 76 0.0
Turnout 155,518 66.7
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Joypurhat-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. ^ "District Statistics 2011: Joypurhat" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 30 March 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. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  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 28 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 25°06′N 89°02′E / 25.10°N 89.03°E / 25.10; 89.03