Magura-2

Magura-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Biren Sikder of the Awami League.

Magura-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictMagura District
DivisionKhulna Division
Electorate334,953 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Biren Sikder

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Mohammadpur and Shalikha upazilas, and four union parishads of Magura Sadar Upazila: Birail Palita, Gopalgram, Kuchiamora, and Satrujitpur.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from the Jessore-11 constituency when the former Jessore District was split into four districts: Jhenaidah, Jessore, Magura, and Narail.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Mohammad Asaduzzaman Awami League[5]
1988 Nitai Roy Chowdhury Jatiya Party[6]
1991 Mohammad Asaduzzaman Awami League
1994 by-election Quazi Kamal Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1996 Biren Sikder Awami League
2001 Quazi Kamal Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Biren Sikder Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Magura-2[7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Biren Sikder 71,857 68.5 +19.6
Independent Md. Abdul Mannan 32,571 31.0 N/A
BNF Firoza 504 0.5 N/A
Majority 39,286 37.4 +35.1
Turnout 104,932 35.9 -55.3
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Magura-2[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Biren Sikder 115,275 48.9 +3.4
BNP Nitai Roy Chowdhury 109,808 46.6 -3.8
IAB Mostafa Kamal 10,665 4.5 N/A
Majority 5,467 2.3 -2.6
Turnout 235,748 91.2 +5.6
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Magura-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Quazi Kamal 106,741 50.4 +16.1
Awami League Shafiquzzaman Bacchu 96,314 45.5 +5.6
IJOF Md. Rokunuzzaman Khan 8,239 3.9 N/A
Independent Md. Akkas Hossain Molla 313 0.1 N/A
Independent Mosa. Selina Khatum 160 0.1 N/A
Majority 10,427 4.9 -0.7
Turnout 211,767 85.6 +1.3
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Magura-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Biren Sikder 64,218 39.9
BNP Quazi Kamal 55,204 34.3
JP(E) Nitai Roy Chowdhury 26,878 16.7
Jamaat-e-Islami Golam Akbar 10,575 6.6
IOJ Md. Mahabubur Rahman 2,689 1.7
Zaker Party Sheikh Nur Ahmed 678 0.4
Saat Dalya Jote (Mirpur) Khandakar Monir Ali 287 0.2
JSD (R) Md. Atiar Rahman 183 0.1
Independent Abul Kasem Mridha 125 0.1
Jatiya Janata Party (Asad) Md. Akkas Hossain 94 0.1
Independent Md. Khaer Ali 82 0.1
Majority 9,014 5.6
Turnout 161,013 84.3
Awami League gain from BNP

Mohammad Asaduzzaman died in office. Quazi Kamal of the BNP was elected in a March 1994 by-election.[12]

General Election 1991: Magura-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Mohammad Asaduzzaman 61,067 43.6
BNP Majid-ul-Haq 32,266 23.1
Jamaat-e-Islami Golam Akbar 20,274 14.5
JP(E) Nitai Roy Chowdhury 18,301 13.1
IOJ Golam Rahman 4,359 3.1
Zaker Party Kawsar Uddin Biswas 3,021 2.2
FP Abul Kasem Mridha 360 0.3
JSD (R) Hafizur Rahman 310 0.2
Majority 28,801 20.6
Turnout 139,958 68.1
Awami League gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Magura-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. ^ "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. ^ "Magura-2". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 15 May 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Electoral Area Result Statistics: Magura-2". AmarMP. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
  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.
  12. ^ "BNP Wins Magura Parliamentary Byelection". IDSA News Review on South Asia/Indian Ocean. Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses. 27: 156–157. 1994.

External linksEdit

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