Kishoreganj-6

Kishoreganj-6 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2009 by Nazmul Hassan Papon of the Awami League.

Kishoreganj-6
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictKishoreganj District
DivisionDhaka Division
Electorate332,651 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Nazmul Hassan Papon

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Bhairab and Kuliarchar upazilas.[2][3]

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.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 AKM Khalequzzaman Bangladesh Muslim League[5]
1988 Khandakar Mofizur Rahman [6]
1991 Aamir Uddin Ahmod Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1996 Mujibur Rahman Monju Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Zillur Rahman Awami League
2009 by-election Nazmul Hassan Papon Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Nazmul Hassan Papon was re-elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[7]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

In February 2009, Zillur Rahman became President of Bangladesh, vacating his parliamentary seat.[8] Nazmul Hassan Papon, his son, was elected in the resulting March by-election.[9]

Kishoreganj-6 by-election, 2009[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Nazmul Hassan Papon 106,137 60.8 -0.9
BNP Shariful Alam 68,327 39.2 +0.9
Majority 37.810 21.7 -1.7
Turnout 174,464 68.1 -23.4
Awami League hold
General Election 2008: Kishoreganj-6[2][11][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Zillur Rahman 144,587 61.7 +14.8
BNP Shariful Alam 89,837 38.3 -13.4
Majority 54,750 23.4 +18.5
Turnout 234,424 91.5 +12.2
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Kishoreganj-6[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Mujibur Rahman Monju 83,698 51.7 +13.6
Awami League Zillur Rahman 75,818 46.9 +11.2
IJOF Md. Ashraf Ali 1,284 0.8 N/A
Independent Nasrin Monem Khan 540 0.3 N/A
KSJL Md. Fazlur Rahman 247 0.2 N/A
Workers Party Md. Nazrul Islam 127 0.1 N/A
Independent Md. Monirul Alam 106 0.1 -0.2
Majority 7,880 4.9 +2.5
Turnout 161,820 79.3 +2.6
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Kishoreganj-6[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Mujibur Rahman Monju 47,176 38.1 -6.4
Awami League Md. Ataul Haque 44,261 35.7 +12.9
JP(E) Nurul Islam 24,292 19.6 +16.7
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Ramjan Ali 5,274 4.3 N/A
Hak Kathar Mancha Syed Sirajul Huda 1,340 1.1 N/A
Zaker Party Md. Mohibur Rahman 405 0.3 -0.8
Independent Md. Monirul Alam 370 0.3 N/A
Gano Forum Nrependra Chandra Ghose 295 0.2 N/A
Democratic Republican Party Nurul Alam Makhon 247 0.2 N/A
Bangladesh People's Party Md. Wahiduzzaman 191 0.2 N/A
Majority 2,915 2.4 -19.3
Turnout 123,851 76.7 +18.6
BNP hold
General Election 1991: Kishoreganj-6[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Amir Uddin Ahmed 46,586 44.5
Awami League A. Latif 23,858 22.8
Bangladesh Muslim League (Aian Uddin) AKM Khalequzzaman 11,953 11.4
Bangladesh Samyabadi Dal (Marxist-Leninist) Yakub Ali 6,847 6.5
Independent Abu Sayeed Imam 3,947 3.8
JP(E) Zahir Uddin Ahmed 3,043 2.9
Independent Khondakar Mofizur Rahman 2,384 2.3
Independent Zamal Uddin Vuiyan 1,347 1.3
Zaker Party Abul Hashem Vuiyan 1,203 1.1
Independent Sk. Mujibar Rahman 986 0.9
CPB Nurul Islam 984 0.9
Independent Md. Manjur Ahmed 903 0.9
JSD (R) Shukhel Ahmed Farid 405 0.4
Independent Md. A. Rahman Borhan 274 0.3
Majority 22,728 21.7
Turnout 104,720 58.1
BNP gain from [[|N/A]]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kishoreganj-6". 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: Mymensingh" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 February 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. ^ "By-Elections for Bangladesh's Parliament Scheduled for March 30". VOA. 15 February 2009. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  9. ^ "7 new MPs sworn in". The Daily Star. 9 April 2009. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  10. ^ পরিসংখ্যান প্রতিবেদন ৯ম জাতীয় সংসদ নির্বাচন [Statistics Report 9th Parliament Election] (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). p. 324.
  11. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  12. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  13. ^ 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: 24°04′N 90°59′E / 24.06°N 90.98°E / 24.06; 90.98