Mymensingh-7

Mymensingh-7 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by Ruhul Amin Madani of the Awami League.

Mymensingh-7
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictMymensingh District
DivisionMymensingh Division
Electorate315,508 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Ruhul Amin Madani

BoundariesEdit

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

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created for the first general elections in newly independent Bangladesh, held in 1973.

Ahead of the 2008 general election, the Election Commission redrew constituency boundaries to reflect population changes revealed by the 2001 Bangladesh census.[4] The 2008 redistricting altered the boundaries of the constituency.[5]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1973 Mizanur Rahman Awami League[6]
1979 Abul Mansur Ahmed Bangladesh Nationalist Party[7]
1986 Abdus Salam Tarafdar Awami League[8]
1988 Anisur Rahman Jatiya Party[9]
1991 Md. A. Khaleq Bangladesh Nationalist Party
February 1996 Mahbub Anam Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Ruhul Amin Madani Awami League
2001 Abdul Matin Sarkar Awami League
2008 Reza Ali Awami League
2014 M. A. Hannan Jatiya Party (Ershad)
2018 Ruhul Amin Madani Awami League[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Mymensingh-7[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) M. A. Hannan 36,964 52.6 N/A
Independent Ruhul Amin Madani 33,364 47.4 N/A
Majority 3,600 5.1 -34.0
Turnout 70,328 25.7 -56.3
JP(E) gain from Awami League

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Mymensingh-7[2][11][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Reza Ali 135,379 68.5 +17.1
BNP Md. Mahbubur Rahman 58,040 29.4 -6.0
IAB Md. Magfurur Rahman 1,857 0.9 N/A
Independent Abdul Maleque Forazi 1,714 0.9 N/A
Gano Forum Md. Fazlul Karim 754 0.4 N/A
Majority 77,339 39.1 +23.1
Turnout 197,744 82.0 +12.6
Awami League hold
General Election 2001: Mymensingh-7[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdul Matin Sarkar 82,159 51.4 +8.5
BNP Md. A. Khaleq 56,592 35.4 +10.6
IJOF M. A. Hannan 20,553 12.8 N/A
Workers Party Sujit Barman 492 0.3 +0.1
Jatiya Party (M) Md. Mosaraf Hossain 194 0.1 N/A
Majority 25,567 16.0 +0.1
Turnout 159,990 69.4 +6.5
Awami League hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Mymensingh-7[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Ruhul Amin Madani 46,772 42.9 +11.6
JP(E) M. A. Hannan 29,456 27.0 +12.7
BNP Md. A. Khaleq 27,090 24.8 -7.1
Jamaat-e-Islami Fazlul Haque 4,937 4.5 -12.4
Islamic Sashantantrik Andolan Md. Narul Islam 246 0.2 N/A
Workers Party Sujit Barman 234 0.2 N/A
Zaker Party Md. Abul Hossain 216 0.2 -0.2
Independent Mohbub Anam 153 0.1 N/A
Majority 17,316 15.9 +15.3
Turnout 109,104 62.9 +15.2
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 1991: Mymensingh-7[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Md. A. Khaleq 28,349 31.9
Awami League Abdus Salam Tarafdar 27,838 31.3
Jamaat-e-Islami Fazlul Haq 15,060 16.9
JP(E) Anisur Rahman 12,727 14.3
Bangladesh Janata Party Anwar Hossain Khan 2,142 2.4
JSD Md. Nurul Amin 1,631 1.8
JSD (R) Md. Razab Ali 480 0.5
Zaker Party A. Hossain 347 0.4
FP Shaukat Ali 180 0.2
Janasakti Party Md. Fazlul Haq 115 0.1
Majority 511 0.6
Turnout 88,869 47.7
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mymensingh-7". 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. ^ Rahman, Syedur (2010). Historical Dictionary of Bangladesh. Scarecrow Press. p. 105. ISBN 978-0-8108-7453-4.
  5. ^ Liton, Shakhawat (11 July 2008). "Final list of redrawn JS seats published". The Daily Star.
  6. ^ "List of 1st Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ "List of 2nd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  8. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  9. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  10. ^ "Mymensingh-7". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 5 May 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  12. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  13. ^ 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: 24°35′N 90°23′E / 24.58°N 90.39°E / 24.58; 90.39