Magura-1

Magura-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by Saifuzzaman Shikhor of the Awami League.

Magura-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictMagura District
DivisionKhulna Division
Electorate350,106 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Saifuzzaman Shikhor
Created fromJessore-12

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Sreepur Upazila, Magura Municipality, and nine union parishads of Magura Sadar Upazila: Atharakhada, Bagia, Chaulia, Hazrapur, Jagdal, Kasundi, Maghi, and Raghab Dair.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from the Jessore-12 constituency when the former Jessore District was split into four districts: Jhenaidah, Jessore, Magura, and Narail.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 M. A. Matin Jatiya Party[5][6]
1991 Majid-ul-Haq Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1996 Muhammad Serajul Akbar Awami League
2015 by-election ATM Abdul Wahab Awami League
2018 Saifuzzaman Shikhor Awami League[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Muhammad Serajul Akbar died in March 2015. ATM Abdul Wahab of the Awami League was elected in a May 2015 by-election.[7]

Magura-1 by-election, May 2015[8][7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League ATM Abdul Wahab 93,181 86.6 +32.0
Independent Tapan Kumar Singha 12,790 11.9 N/A
National People's Party Quazi Tauhidul Alam 902 0.8 N/A
BNF AKM Mutasim Billah 709 0.7 +0.1
Majority 80,391 74.7 +65.4
Turnout 107,582 33.2 -0.2
Awami League hold
General Election 2014: Magura-1[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Muhammad Serajul Akbar 56,051 54.6 +0.6
Independent Kutubullah Hossain Mia 46,474 45.3 N/A
BNF AKM Mutasim Billah 48 0.6 N/A
Majority 9,577 9.3 -1.0
Turnout 102,573 33.4 -57.7
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Magura-1[2][10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Muhammad Serajul Akbar 135,596 54.0 +7.7
BNP Iqbal Akhter Khan 109,835 43.7 +2.6
IAB Moin Uddin Ahmmed 5,198 2.1 N/A
LDP A. N. Kamal Uddin Mustafa 577 0.2 N/A
Majority 25,761 10.3 +5.0
Turnout 251,206 91.1 +7.1
Awami League hold
General Election 2001: Magura-1[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Muhammad Serajul Akbar 97,542 46.3 +1.8
BNP Nitai Roy Chowdhury 86,468 41.1 +21.4
IJOF Hasan Siraj Suja 22,569 10.7 N/A
Independent Majid-ul-Haq 3,177 1.5 N/A
Gano Forum Muhammad Mizanur Rahman 525 0.3 N/A
Workers Party Kazi Nazrul Islam 236 0.1 N/A
Majority 11,074 5.3 -9.2
Turnout 210,517 84.0 +0.5
Awami League hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Magura-1[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Muhammad Serajul Akbar 73,543 44.5 +6.1
JP(E) Iqbal Akhter Khan 49,594 30.0 +28.4
BNP Majid-ul-Haq 32,621 19.7 -26.6
Jamaat-e-Islami Liakat Ali Khan 5,706 3.5 -1.1
JSD (R) M. A. Awal 1,343 0.8 +0.7
NAP (Bhashani) Md. Amzad Hossain 836 0.5 N/A
Zaker Party Abul Hasem Moulana 484 0.3 -4.6
Jatiya Seba Dal Md. Fazlul Hoque 365 0.2 N/A
IOJ Md. Shahidul Islam 303 0.2 N/A
JSD Birendra Nath Mazumder 298 0.2 0.0
Independent Md. Mijanur Rahman 105 0.1 N/A
Majority 23,949 14.5 +6.6
Turnout 165,198 83.5 +10.9
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 1991: Magura-1[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Majid-ul-Haq 69,728 46.3
Awami League Altaf Hossain 57,795 38.4
Zaker Party A. Haq 7,659 5.1
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdul Matin 6,892 4.6
BAKSAL Roy Ramesh Chandra 2,423 1.6
IOJ Amjad Hossain 2,421 1.6
JP(E) Munshi Faizul Kabir 2,356 1.6
Independent Hasan Rakib 775 0.5
JSD (R) Mamudur Rahman 255 0.2
JSD T. M. Mohabbat Ali 149 0.1
Majority 11,933 7.9
Turnout 150,453 72.6
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Magura-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. ^ "District Statistics 2011: Jhenaidah" (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. ^ a b "AL-backed Wahab sweeps Magura-1 by-polls". Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. 30 May 2015. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  8. ^ "By-election to Magura-1 today". The Daily Star. UNB. 30 May 2015. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  9. ^ "Magura-1". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 25 April 2018. Retrieved 8 February 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 29 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 23°29′N 89°25′E / 23.49°N 89.42°E / 23.49; 89.42