Mymensingh-8

Mymensingh-8 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2014 by Fakhrul Imam of the Jatiya Party (Ershad).

Mymensingh-8
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictMymensingh District
DivisionMymensingh Division
Electorate271,196 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyJatiya Party (Ershad)
Member(s)Fakhrul Imam

BoundariesEdit

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

HistoryEdit

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

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1973 Md. Abdul Halim Awami League[4]
1979 Shamsul Huda Chaudhury Bangladesh Nationalist Party[5]
1986 Hashim Uddin Ahmed Jatiya Party[6]
1988 Fakhrul Imam Jatiya Party[7]
1991 Khurram Khan Chowdhury Jatiya Party (Ershad)
February 1996 Zainul Abedin Bangladesh Nationalist Party[8]
June 1996 Md. Abdus Sattar Awami League
2001 Shah Nurul Kabir Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Md. Abdus Sattar Awami League
2014 Fakhrul Imam Jatiya Party (Ershad)
2018 Fakhrul Imam Jatiya Party (Ershad)

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Fakhrul Imam was elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[9]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Mymensingh-8[2][10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Md. Abdus Sattar 121,163 68.0 +32.7
BNP Shah Nurul Kabir 57,041 32.0 -10.8
Majority 64,122 36.0 +28.6
Turnout 178,204 84.3 +16.6
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Mymensingh-8[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Shah Nurul Kabir 59,159 42.8 +22.9
Awami League Md. Abdus Sattar 48,885 35.3 -1.9
Independent Shoumendra Kishor Chowdhury 23,813 17.2 N/A
IJOF S. M. Iqbal 6,065 4.4 N/A
Independent Ahmmed Hossain Bhuiyan 403 0.3 +0.2
Majority 10,274 7.4 +6.2
Turnout 138,325 67.7 +10.0
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Mymensingh-8[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Md. Abdus Sattar 34,029 37.2 N/A
JP(E) Rowshan Ershad 32,908 36.0 +11.3
BNP Khurram Khan Chowdhury 18,190 19.9 -0.6
Jamaat-e-Islami A. K. M. Wali Ullah 5,438 5.9 N/A
Zaker Party Harun Or Rashid 398 0.4 -0.4
Islamic Sashantantrik Andolan Mustafa Anowarul Haque Khan 204 0.2 N/A
FP Md. Abdul Gafur 154 0.2 -1.3
Independent Ahmmed Hossain Bhuiyan 113 0.1 N/A
Majority 1,121 1.2 -3.0
Turnout 91,434 57.7 +12.7
Awami League gain from JP(E)
General Election 1991: Mymensingh-8[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Khurram Khan Chowdhury 18,209 24.7
BNP Golam Nabi 15,095 20.5
Independent Md. Akhter Hossain Vuiyan 13,992 19.0
Ganatantri Party A. H. M. Khalequzzaman 13,340 18.1
Independent Md. Reza-e-Karim 9,453 12.8
Bangladesh Janata Party Md. Siraj Uddin 1,404 1.9
FP Md. Abdul Gafur 1,117 1.5
Zaker Party Harun Or Rashid 571 0.8
Independent Jainul Abedin 267 0.4
JSD (R) Md. Saidur Rahman Vuiyan 193 0.3
Independent Anwarul Kadir 143 0.2
Majority 3,114 4.2
Turnout 73,784 45.0
JP(E) hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mymensingh-8". 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. ^ Bangladesh Election Commission (13 February 2018). "Parliament Election 1973: Constituency wise Result of Mymensingh-8". Archived from the original on 14 February 2018.
  5. ^ "List of 2nd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  8. ^ "List of 6th Parliament Members" (PDF). Jatiya Sangsad. Archived (PDF) from the original on 4 September 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  9. ^ "Nat'l election: Number of unopposed winners now 154". The Bangladesh Chronicle. UNB. 15 December 2013. Archived from the original on 15 May 2018. Retrieved 14 May 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 28 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 24°41′N 90°36′E / 24.69°N 90.60°E / 24.69; 90.60