Kushtia-2

Kushtia-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Hasanul Haq Inu of the Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal.

Kushtia-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictKushtia District
DivisionKhulna Division
Electorate399,687 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyJatiya Samajtantrik Dal
Member(s)Hasanul Haq Inu

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Bheramara and Mirpur upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created for the first general elections in newly independent Bangladesh, held in 1973.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1973 Abdur Rouf Chowdhury Awami League[4]
1979 Zillur Rahman Bangladesh Nationalist Party[5]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Abdul Wahed Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami[6]
1988 Ahsan Habib Lincoln Jatiya Party[7]
1991 Abdur Rouf Chowdhury Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1996 Shahidul Islam Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Hasanul Haq Inu Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Hasanul Haq Inu was re-elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[8]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Kushtia-2[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JSD Hasanul Haq Inu 165,952 57.3 +41.9
BNP Shahidul Islam 107,527 37.1 -2.7
Independent Md. Abdul Khalek 14,051 4.9 N/A
IAB Md. Abdus Shalam 1,530 0.5 N/A
Independent Md. Shahinur Ismal Nayb 363 0.1 N/A
Independent Ahsan Habib Lincoln 183 0.1 N/A
Majority 58,425 20.2 +15.1
Turnout 289,606 91.4 +4.7
JSD gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Kushtia-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Shahidul Islam 100,544 39.8 +6.7
Awami League Mahbubul Alam Hanif 87,734 34.7 +20.0
JSD Hasanul Haq Inu 38,877 15.4 +1.9
IJOF Ahsan Habib Lincoln 25,334 10.0 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Abdus Samad Khan 225 0.1 N/A
Majority 12,810 5.1 -7.4
Turnout 252,714 86.7 +1.8
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Kushtia-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Shahidul Islam 64,389 33.1 -2.3
JP(E) Ahsan Habib Lincoln 40,106 20.6 +3.2
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Abdul Wahib 30,632 15.7 -5.4
Awami League Mahbubul Alam Hanif 28,544 14.7 +4.4
JSD Hasanul Haq Inu 26,327 13.5 -1.6
IOJ Md. Sirajul Haque 1,932 1.0 N/A
Independent Md. Majibul Haque 1,149 0.6 N/A
Zaker Party Md. Saidur Rahman 634 0.3 N/A
Bangladesh Jatiya League (Sobhan) Md. Abdur Radhid 357 0.2 N/A
FP Khandakar Sirajul Islam 235 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Janata Party (Asad) Md. Marfat Ali Master 157 0.1 N/A
Independent Md. Khaled Hossain 153 0.1 N/A
Bangladesh Janata Party Muhammad Abdul Jabbar 125 0.1 N/A
Majority 24,283 12.5 -1.8
Turnout 194,740 84.9 +24.5
BNP hold
General Election 1991: Kushtia-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Abdur Rouf Chowdhury 50,183 35.4
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdul Wahed 29,868 21.1
JP(E) Ahsan Habib Lincoln 24,615 17.4
JSD Hasanul Haq Inu 21,411 15.1
Awami League Md. Shafiul Islam 14,553 10.3
Zaker Party Md. Saidur Rahman 908 0.6
FP Md. Shakhawat Ibne Moin Chowdhury 134 0.1
Majority 20,315 14.3
Turnout 141,672 60.4
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kushtia-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. ^ "List of 1st Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  5. ^ "List of 2nd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  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. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  9. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  10. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  11. ^ a b c "Parliament Election Result of 1991,1996,2001 Bangladesh Election Information and Statistics". Vote Monitor Networks. Archived from the original on 29 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 23°56′N 89°00′E / 23.94°N 89.00°E / 23.94; 89.00