Meherpur-2

Meherpur-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by Mohammad Shahiduzzaman of the Awami League.

Meherpur-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictMeherpur District
DivisionKhulna Division
Electorate226,288 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Mohammad Shahiduzzaman

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Gangni Upazila.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from a Kushtia constituency when the former Kushtia District was split into three districts: Meherpur, Kushtia, and Chuadanga.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Mohammad Nurul Haque Awami League[5]
1988 Bazlul Huda [6]
1991 Abdul Gani Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1996 Mokbul Hossain Independent
2001 Abdul Gani Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Amzad Hossain Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2014 Mokbul Hossain Independent
2018 Mohammad Shahiduzzaman Awami League[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Meherpur-2[7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Mokbul Hossain 46,770 55.3 N/A
Awami League MA Khaleque 36,489 43.1 -6.1
Jatiya Party (M) Md. Abdul Halim 1,323 1.6 N/A
Majority 10,281 12.2 +10.7
Turnout 84,582 40.6 -52.5
Independent gain from BNP

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Meherpur-2[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Amzad Hossain 86,768 50.6 -4.9
Awami League Mokbul Hossain 84,279 49.2 +6.8
BDB Amir Uddin Ahmmed 345 0.2 N/A
Majority 2,489 1.5 -11.6
Turnout 171,392 93.1 +5.0
BNP hold
General Election 2001: Meherpur-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Abdul Gani 86,750 55.5 +27.3
Awami League Mokbul Hossain 66,322 42.4 +40.9
IJOF Md. Mohsin Ali 3,122 2.0 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Md. Abdul Halim 202 0.1 N/A
Majority 20,428 13.1 +3.1
Turnout 156,396 88.1 +2.0
BNP gain from Independent

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Meherpur-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Mokbul Hossain 45,820 38.2 N/A
BNP Abdul Gani 33,861 28.2 -3.2
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdul Kader 22,590 18.8 -4.6
FP Bazlul Huda 9,987 8.3 N/A
JP(E) Md. Mohsin Ali 3,431 2.9 -0.5
Workers Party Md. Shohidul Islam 2,119 1.8 N/A
Awami League Hisab Uddin 1,771 1.5 -28.6
Zaker Party Md. Afzalul Haque 334 0.3 -0.6
Gano Forum Harun-Ar-Radhid 108 0.1 N/A
Majority 11,959 10.0 +8.8
Turnout 120,021 86.1 +12.0
Independent gain from BNP
General Election 1991: Meherpur-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Abdul Gani 29,649 31.4
Awami League Hisab Uddin 28,474 30.1
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdul Kader 22,100 23.4
Bangladesh United Communist League Jalal Uddin 9,770 10.3
JP(E) Jalal Uddin 3,250 3.4
Zaker Party Afzalul Haque 811 0.9
Independent Md. Abul Hussein Molla 475 0.5
Majority 1,175 1.2
Turnout 94,529 74.1
BNP gain from [[|N/A]]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Meherpur-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. ^ Chakrabarti, Kunal; Chakrabarti, Shubhra (2013). Historical Dictionary of the Bengalis. Scarecrow Press. p. 269. ISBN 978-0-8108-8024-5.
  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. ^ "Meherpur-2". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 6 August 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Electoral Area Result Statistics: Meherpur-2". AmarMP. Retrieved 15 March 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.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 23°49′N 88°46′E / 23.81°N 88.76°E / 23.81; 88.76