Joypurhat-2

Joypurhat-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2014 by Abu Sayeed Al Mahmood Swapon of the Awami League.

Joypurhat-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictJoypurhat District
DivisionRajshahi Division
Electorate307,298 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1982
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Abu Sayeed Al Mahmood Swapon

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Akkelpur, Kalai and Khetlal 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 Md. Abdur Razzak Akand Awami League[5]
1988 Kazi Rabbi Hasan Jatiya Party[6]
1991 Abu Yusuf Mohammad Khalilur Rahman Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Golam Mostafa Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2014 Abu Sayeed Al Mahmood Swapon Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Abu Sayeed Al Mahmood Swapon 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-2[2][8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Golam Mostafa 116,881 50.4 -7.1
Awami League Abu Sayeed Al Mahmood Swapon 113,721 49.0 +9.7
BSD Md Sha Zaman Talukder 839 0.4 N/A
Independent Abdul Aziz Molla 687 0.3 N/A
Majority 3,160 1.4 -16.8
Turnout 232,008 92.4 +5.6
BNP hold
General Election 2001: Joypurhat-2[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Abu Yusuf Mohammad Khalilur Rahman 113,290 57.5 +9.6
Awami League Mir Jalalur Rahman 77,508 39.3 +14.7
IJOF Abu Syed Md. Nurulla 5,394 2.7 N/A
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Basad-Khalekuzzaman) Md. Shahjaman Tang 580 0.3 N/A
JSD Mu. Zalilur Rahman Zillu 340 0.2 N/A
Majority 35,782 18.2 -5.2
Turnout 197,112 86.8 +3.5
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Joypurhat-2[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Abu Yusuf Mohammad Khalilur Rahman 76,857 47.9 +2.6
Awami League Mir Zalalur Rahman 39,267 24.5 -3.5
JP(E) Kazi Rabbi Hasan 28,754 17.9 +15.9
Jamaat-e-Islami Kamal Uddin 14,850 9.3 -8.6
Zaker Party S. M. Khokon Chowdhury 414 0.3 -0.1
NAP (Bhashani) Tejesh Chandra 313 0.2 N/A
Majority 37,590 23.4 +0.9
Turnout 160,455 83.3 +18.7
BNP hold
General Election 1991: Joypurhat-2[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Abu Yusuf Mohammad Khalilur Rahman 59,692 50.5
Awami League Md. Abdur Razzak Akand 33,071 28.0
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Nuruzzaman Sarkar 21,133 17.9
JP(E) Kazi Rabbi Hasan 2,355 2.0
Independent Kazi Reshadur Rahman 692 0.6
BNIP Md. Abul Kasem Mondol 503 0.4
Zaker Party S. M. Khokon Chowdhury 466 0.4
IOJ Md. Abdul Momen Fakir 263 0.2
Independent Khandakar Oliuzzaman Alam 107 0.1
Majority 26,621 22.5
Turnout 118,282 64.6
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Joypurhat-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: 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°04′N 89°10′E / 25.06°N 89.17°E / 25.06; 89.17