Lalmonirhat-2

Lalmonirhat-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2014 by Nuruzzaman Ahmed of the Awami League.

Lalmonirhat-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictLalmonirhat District
DivisionRangpur Division
Electorate346,334 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Nuruzzaman Ahmed

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Aditmari and Kaliganj upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from the Rangpur-6 constituency when the former Rangpur District was split into five districts: Nilphamari, Lalmonirhat, Rangpur, Kurigram, and Gaibandha.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Mojibur Rahman Jatiya Party[4][5]
February 1996 Saleh Uddin Ahmed Bangladesh Nationalist Party[6]
June 1996 Mojibur Rahman Jatiya Party[7]
2001 Mojibur Rahman Islami Jatiya Oikya Front
2008 Mojibur Rahman Jatiya Party (Ershad)
2014 Nuruzzaman Ahmed Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Nuruzzaman Ahmed was 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: Lalmonirhat-2[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Mojibur Rahman 161,677 69.4 N/A
BNP Saleh Uddin Ahmed 61,599 26.4 +2.2
IAB Md. Ebrahim Hossain Khan 9,692 4.2 N/A
Majority 100,078 43.0 +41.2
Turnout 232,968 86.6 +14.3
JP(E) gain from IJOF
General Election 2001: Lalmonirhat-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
IJOF Mojibur Rahman 60,468 34.5 N/A
Independent Nuruzzaman Ahmed 57,265 32.7 N/A
BNP Saleh Uddin Ahmed 42,298 24.2 +13.7
Awami League Md. Emdadul Haque Chowdhury 14,309 8.2 -28.1
Jatiya Party (M) Hasan Shahid Monju 787 0.4 N/A
Majority 3,203 1.8 -4.1
Turnout 175,127 72.3 +2.2
IJOF gain from JP(E)

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Lalmonirhat-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Mojibur Rahman 57,804 42.2 -4.1
Awami League Nuruzzaman Ahmed 49,683 36.3 -1.6
BNP Md. Abdul Mannan Sarkar 14,399 10.5 +4.7
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Samsul Haque 11,713 8.5 +0.7
Independent Md. Fazlur Rahman 2,302 1.7 N/A
Gano Forum Md. Emdadul Haque 709 0.5 N/A
Zaker Party Md. Rezaul Karim Manik 402 0.3 -0.1
Majority 8,121 5.9 -2.5
Turnout 137,012 70.1 +15.0
JP(E) hold
General Election 1991: Lalmonirhat-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Mojibur Rahman 51,755 46.3
Awami League Shamsul Islam 42,413 37.9
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Abdul Wares 8,715 7.8
BNP Abdul Hamid 6,474 5.8
IOJ Md. Sultan Ahmed 1,352 1.2
Zaker Party Md. Kazi Altafur Rahman 447 0.4
Workers Party Md. Kamrul Hasan Siddique 341 0.3
Independent Shree Jitindro Nath 294 0.3
Majority 9,342 8.4
Turnout 111,791 55.1
JP(E) hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lalmonirhat-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 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. ^ "List of 7th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  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 24 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 25°58′N 89°13′E / 25.97°N 89.22°E / 25.97; 89.22