Lakshmipur-2

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Lakshmipur-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by independent politician Mohammad Shahid Islam.

Lakshmipur-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictLakshmipur District
DivisionChittagong Division
Electorate372,592 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyIndependent
Member(s)Mohammad Shahid Islam

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Raipur Upazila and eight union parishads of Lakshmipur Sadar Upazila: Basikpur, Char Ruhita, Dakshin Hamchadi, Dalal Bazar, Parbati Nagar, Shak Char, Tum Char, and Uttar Hamchadi.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from a Noakhali constituency when the former Noakhali District was split into three districts: Feni, Noakhali, and Lakshmipur.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Chowdhury Khurshid Alam Jatiya Party[4][5]
1991 Mohammad Mohammadullah Bangladesh Nationalist Party
February 1996 Abul Khair Bhuiyan Bangladesh Nationalist Party
Sep 1996 by-election Harunur Rashid Awami League
Nov 2001 by-election Abul Khair Bhuiyan Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2014 Mohammad Noman Jatiya Party (Ershad)
2018 Mohammad Shahid Islam Independent[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Mohammad Noman was elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[6]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Lakshmipur-2[2][7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Abul Khair Bhuiyan 129,995 57.1 -15.1
Awami League Harunur Rashid 51,732 39.6 +13.3
Independent Mohammad Ali Khokon 37,717 1.3 N/A
IAB Shajahan Patowary 1,813 1.2 N/A
BDB Shah Ahmed Badal 672 0.1 N/A
BKA Altaf Hossain Molla 620 0.1 N/A
National People's Party AHM Zaheer Hossain Hakim 256 0.6 N/A
Majority 78,263 17.5 -28.4
Turnout 222,815 83.7 +21.0
BNP hold

Khaleda Zia stood for five seats in the 2001 general election: Bogra-6, Bogra-7, Feni-1, Khulna-2 and Lakshmipur-2. After winning all five, she chose to represent Bogra-6 and quit the other four, triggering by-elections in them. Abul Khair Bhuiyan of the BNP was elected unopposed in the by-election scheduled for November.[citation needed]

General Election 2001: Lakshmipur-2[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Begum Khaleda Zia 123,526 72.2 +20.6
Awami League Harunur Rashid 44,974 26.3 +2.7
IJOF Abul Kashem Choyal 1,251 0.7 N/A
Gano Forum Ruhul Amin Patwari 438 0.3 +0.1
Independent Md. Jasim Uddin 175 0.1 N/A
JSD Rafiqul Haider Chowdhury 165 0.1 N/A
Independent Md. Ruhul Amin 159 0.1 N/A
Independent Md. Shahid Ulla 141 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Kazi Jamsed Kabir Bakki Billah 126 0.1 N/A
Independent AHM Zaheer Hossain Hakim 55 0.0 N/A
Majority 78,552 45.9
Turnout 171,010 62.7
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

Khaleda Zia stood for five seats in the June 1996 general election: Bogra-6, Bogra-7, Feni-1, Lakshmipur-2 and Chittagong-1. After winning all five, she chose to represent Feni-1 and quit the other four, triggering by-elections in them.[10] Harunur Rashid of the Awami League was elected in a September 1996 by-election.[11]

General Election June 1996: Lakshmipur-2[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Begum Khaleda Zia 59,054 51.6 -1.9
Awami League Tozmmel Hossain Chowdhury 26,937 23.6 -9.6
Jamaat-e-Islami M. A. Jabbar 19,677 17.2 +12.9
JP(E) Chowdhury Khurshid Alam 6,294 5.5 N/A
IOJ Sams Uddin 1,289 1.1 N/A
Zaker Party Gazi Amin Ullah 322 0.3 -0.3
Gano Forum Ruhul Amin Patwari 240 0.2 N/A
Pragotishi Jatiatabadi Dal (Nurul A Moula) Md. Mamunur Rashid 195 0.2 N/A
JSD (R) Md. Rafiqul Haider 191 0.2 -3.8
FP Aziz Ullah Bhuiyan 128 0.1 N/A
Majority 32,117 28.1 +7.8
Turnout 114,327 62.2 +32.8
BNP hold
General Election 1991: Lakshmipur-2[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Mohammad Mohammadullah 38,599 53.5
Awami League Khaled Md. Ali 23,929 33.2
Jamaat-e-Islami M. A. Jabbar 3,097 4.3
JSD (R) Rafiqul Haider Chowdhury 2,862 4.0
Workers Party Abul Bashar 2,784 3.9
Zaker Party Main Uddin 459 0.6
Independent Md. Dhanu Miah 235 0.3
JSD (S) Humayun Kabir 111 0.2
NAP (Muzaffar) Md. Nurul Islam Chowdhury 77 0.1
Majority 14.670 20.3
Turnout 72,147 29.4
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Laxmipur-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. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  9. ^ 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.
  10. ^ "Statistical Report: 7th Jatiya Shangshad Election" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. p. 299. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 March 2015. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  11. ^ "Statistical Report: 7th Jatiya Shangshad Election" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. pp. 306, 310. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 March 2015. Retrieved 13 May 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 22°56′N 91°18′E / 22.94°N 91.30°E / 22.94; 91.30