Kishoreganj-1

Kishoreganj-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh from 2008 to 2018 by Sayed Ashraful Islam of the Awami League. His death in January 2019, days after his re-election, will trigger a by-election.[2]

Kishoreganj-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictKishoreganj District
DivisionDhaka Division
Electorate430,193 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Hossainpur and Kishoreganj Sadar upazilas.[3][4]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from a Mymensingh constituency when the former Mymensingh District was split into four districts: Mymensingh, Sherpur, Netrokona, and Kishoreganj.[5]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 A. K. M. Shamsul Haque Awami League[6]
1988 Bazlul Karim Falu [7]
1991 ABM Zahidul Haq Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1996 A. K. M. Shamsul Haque Awami League
1999 by-election Alauddin Ahammad Awami League
2008 Sayed Ashraful Islam Awami League
2019 by-election Syeda Zakia Noor Lipi[8] Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Sayed Ashraful Islam was re-elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[9]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Kishoreganj-1[3][10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Sayed Ashraful Islam 172,065 62.2 +13.4
BNP Md. Masud Hilali 100,080 36.2 -12.5
CPB AKM Abu Raihan 3,526 1.3 N/A
BSD Bikram Basudev Basak 751 0.3 N/A
KSJL Faruk Ahmad Siddique 200 0.1 -0.1
Majority 71,985 26.0 +25.9
Turnout 276,622 84.2 +10.0
Awami League hold
General Election 2001: Kishoreganj-1[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Alauddin Ahammad 86,623 48.8
BNP Md. Idris Ali Bhuiyan 86,509 48.7
IJOF M. A. Syed Azad 3,808 2.1
KSJL Faruk Ahmad Siddique 415 0.2
Bangladesh Muslim League (Jamir Ali) A. K. M. Shahjahan 198 0.1
Majority 114 0.1
Turnout 177,553 74.2
Awami League hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

A. K. M. Shamsul Haque died in September 1999.[13] Alauddin Ahammad of the Awami League was elected in a 1999 by-election.[14]

General Election June 1996: Kishoreganj-1[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League A. K. M. Shamsul Haque 58,233 43.0 +6.8
BNP Md. Idris Ali Bhuiyan 38,216 28.2 -12.7
JP(E) Md. Sohrab Uddin 29,848 22.1 +8.5
Jamaat-e-Islami Nurul Haque 5,556 4.1 -2.2
Independent ABM Zahidul Haq 2,542 1.9 N/A
Zaker Party A. K. M. Fazlul Haque 363 0.3 -0.2
Gano Forum Md. Shafiur Rahman Khan 275 0.2 N/A
Bangladesh Muslim League (Jamir Ali) A. K. M. Shahjahan 255 0.2 N/A
Majority 20,017 14.8 +10.1
Turnout 135,288 72.1 +24.4
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 1991: Kishoreganj-1[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP ABM Zahidul Haq 41,010 40.9
Awami League AKM Shamsul Haque 36,256 36.2
JP(E) Md. Sohrab Uddin 13,661 13.6
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Tyabuzzaman 6,282 6.3
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) A. K. M. Shahjahan 1,635 1.6
Zaker Party Md. Mujibur Rahman 459 0.5
Jatiya Oikkya Front Md. Baki 336 0.3
Independent Md. Jalal Uddin Faruk 314 0.3
Independent Md. Fazlur Rahman Reza 178 0.2
JSD (R) Md. A. Momen 128 0.1
Majority 4,754 4.7
Turnout 100,259 47.7
BNP gain from [[|N/A]]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kishoreganj-1". The Daily Star. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  2. ^ Bashar, Reazul (3 January 2019). "Minister Syed Ashraful Islam dies in Bangkok". bdnews24.com.
  3. ^ a b "Constituency Maps of Bangladesh" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Delimitation of Constituencies" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 July 2014. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  5. ^ "District Statistics 2011: Mymensingh" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  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. ^ "Syed Ashraf's sister Zakia Noor Lipi elected uncontested from Kishoreganj-1". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 2019-02-13.
  9. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  10. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  12. ^ 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.
  13. ^ "Kiśōragañja jēlā ā.Līgē sthabiratā" কিশোরগঞ্জ জেলা আ.লীগে স্থবিরতা [Stagnation in Kishoreganj district AL]. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). 13 October 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  14. ^ "List of 7th Parliament Members". Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 9 April 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 24°27′N 90°47′E / 24.45°N 90.78°E / 24.45; 90.78