Kurigram-1

Kurigram-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by Aslam Hossain Saudagar of the Awami League.

Kurigram-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictKurigram District
DivisionRangpur Division
Electorate461,516 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Aslam Hossain Saudagar

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Bhurungamari and Nageshwari upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from a Rangpur constituency when the former Rangpur District was split into five districts: Nilphamari, Lalmonirhat, Rangpur, Kurigram, and Gaibandha.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 A.K.M. Shahidul Islam Jatiya Party[4][5]
February 1996 Saifur Rahman Rana Bangladesh Nationalist Party[6]
June 1996 A.K.M. Mostafizur Rahman Jatiya Party (Ershad)
2001 A.K.M. Mostafizur Rahman Islami Jatiya Oikya Front
2008 A.K.M. Mostafizur Rahman Jatiya Party (Ershad)
2018 Aslam Hossain Saudagar Awami League[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Kurigram-1[7][8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) A.K.M. Mostafizur Rahman[note 1] 74,720 69.9 +4.5
Independent Md. Abdul Hai[note 1] 30,613 28.7 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Rashid Ahmed[note 1] 1,500 1.4 N/A
Majority 44,107 41.3 +13.8
Turnout 106,833 26.0 -62.0
JP(E) hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Kurigram-1[2][10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) A.K.M. Mostafizur Rahman 209,899 65.4 N/A
BNP Saifur Rahman Rana 92,583 28.8 -5.6
IAB Golam Mostofa Md. Ansar Ali 17,465 5.4 N/A
KSJL Kazi Md. Latiful Kabir 1,221 0.4 N/A
Majority 117,316 27.5 +26.7
Turnout 321,168 88.0 +9.5
JP(E) gain from IJOF
General Election 2001: Kurigram-1[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
IJOF A.K.M. Mostafizur Rahman 89,073 35.2 N/A
BNP Saifur Rahman Rana 87,157 34.4 +11.0
Awami League Md. Shamsul Haq Chowdhury 75,730 29.9 +4.7
Jatiya Party (M) Md. Ershadul Haque Dipu 543 0.2 N/A
Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal (Basad-Khalekuzzaman) Jahedul Haque Milu 398 0.2 N/A
JSD Shree Gopinath Ray 279 0.1 N/A
Majority 1,916 0.8 -12.3
Turnout 253,180 78.5 +11.6
IJOF gain from JP(E)

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Kurigram-1[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) A.K.M. Mostafizur Rahman 64,064 38.3 -0.5
Awami League Md. Mozammel Haque Prodhan 42,125 25.2 -1.2
BNP Saifur Rahman Rana 39,088 23.4 +12.1
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Kamruddin 16,401 9.8 -11.8
IOJ Md. Abdur Rahman Prodhan 4,714 2.8 N/A
Zaker Party Kaflur Rahman 583 0.3 -0.3
Gano Forum Shahidul Islam 318 0.2 N/A
Majority 21,939 13.1 +0.7
Turnout 167,293 66.9 +20.8
JP(E) hold
General Election 1991: Kurigram-1[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) A.K.M. Shahidul Islam 46,476 38.8
Awami League Md. Abdus Sabur Chawdhury 31,630 26.4
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Kamruddin 25,876 21.6
BNP Md. Khairul Alam 13,543 11.3
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Khalekuzzaman) Md. Zahedul Haq 805 0.7
Zaker Party Md. Kafilur Rahman 659 0.6
CPB Md. Abdul Hai 477 0.4
IOJ Fazlul Haq Chairman 290 0.2
Majority 14,846 12.4
Turnout 119,756 46.1
JP(E) hold

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Sources vary with regard to the 2014 vote count. They report between 74,429 and 74,720 votes for the winner, between 30,172 and 38,172 votes for the runner up, and between 0 and 1,601 votes for the third place finisher, but the discrepancies in the figures are not large enough to change the overall outcome.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Kurigram-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. ^ "List of 6th Parliament Members" (PDF). Jatiya Sangsad. Archived (PDF) from the original on 15 September 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  7. ^ "Kurigram-1". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 12 May 2015. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Electoral Area Result Statistics: Kurigram-1". AmarMP. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  9. ^ "Kuṛigrāmēra 3ṭi āsana jātīẏa pārṭira dakhalē" কুড়িগ্রামের ৩টি আসন জাতীয় পার্টির দখলে [Jaitya Party holds 3 seats in Kurigram]. Jaijaidin (in Bengali). 7 January 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  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 24 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 25°58′N 89°41′E / 25.97°N 89.69°E / 25.97; 89.69