Narail-1

Narail-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Kabirul Haque Mukti of the Awami League.

Narail-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictNarail District
DivisionKhulna Division
Electorate238,174 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Kabirul Haque Mukti

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Kalia Upazila and five union parishads of Narail Sadar Upazila: Bhadrabila, Bichhali, Kalora, Shaikhati, and Singasolpur.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

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

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 SM Abu Sayeed Jatiya Party[5][6]
1991 Dhirendra Nath Saha Awami League
February 1996 Monirul Islam Tipu Bangladesh Nationalist Party[7]
June 1996 Dhirendra Nath Saha Awami League
2002 by-election Dhirendra Nath Saha Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Kabirul Haque Mukti Independent
2014 Kabirul Haque Mukti Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Kabirul Haque Mukti was re-elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[8]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Narail-1[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Kabirul Haque Mukti 63,826 39.5 N/A
BNP Biswas Jahangir Alam 50,777 31.4 -42.6
Awami League Bimal Biswas 43,295 26.8 N/A
IAB Md. Ayub Hossain Mina 3,822 2.4 N/A
Independent Dhirendra Nath Shah 63 0.0 N/A
Majority 13,049 8.1 -41.0
Turnout 161,783 88.4 +41.8
Independent gain from BNP

Sheikh Hasina stood for five seats in the October 2001 general election: Rangpur-6, Narail-1, Narail-2, Barguna-3, and Gopalganj-3. After winning all but Rangpur-6, she chose to represent Gopalganj-3 and quit the other three, triggering by-elections in them.[11] Dhirendra Nath Shah of the BNP was elected in a January 2002 by-election.[12]

Narail-1 by-election, January 2002[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Dhirendra Nath Shah 63,896 74.0 +19.4
Awami League M. Azizul Haque 21,530 24.9 -29.7
JP(E) AKM Quamruzzaman 917 1.1 N/A
Majority 42,366 49.1 +37.4
Turnout 86,343 46.6 -27.1
BNP gain from Awami League
General Election 2001: Narail-1[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Sheikh Hasina 78,216 54.6 +8.5
BNP Dhirendra Nath Saha 61,413 42.9 +18.6
IJOF Sharif Munir Hossain 2,741 1.9 N/A
Workers Party Md. Nazrul Islam 401 0.3 N/A
BKA A. Quddus Sheikh 237 0.2 N/A
Independent Md. Lutfar Rahman Sarder 78 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Ishtiaq Hossain Shikder 38 0.0 N/A
Majority 16,803 11.7 -10.1
Turnout 143,124 76.2 +1.5
Awami League hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Narail-1[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Dhirendra Nath Saha 51,167 46.1 +0.2
BNP Biswash Jahangir Alam 26,948 24.3 -0.6
JP(E) Gazi Asraf Ul Alam 18,622 16.8 +16.0
Jamaat-e-Islami M. H. Bahauddin 7,389 6.7 +0.9
IOJ Siraj Khan 5,094 4.6 +0.1
JSD Sharif Nurul Ambia 1,228 1.1 -0.4
Gano Forum Tariqul Islam 394 0.4 N/A
Independent Munshi Ruhul Kuddus 141 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Janata Party (Asad) Md. Ashiqul Alam 41 0.0 N/A
Majority 24,219 21.8 +0.8
Turnout 111,024 74.7 +19.5
Awami League hold
General Election 1991: Narail-1[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Dhirendra Nath Saha 47,158 45.9
BNP Gautam Mitra 25,604 24.9
Independent Gazi Asraf Ul Alam 13,533 13.2
Jamaat-e-Islami S. Md. Faruk Ahmmad 5,913 5.8
IOJ Maulana Shahadat 4,664 4.5
Independent Shahdat 2,398 2.3
JSD Sharif Nurul Ambia 1,503 1.5
JP(E) SM Abu Sayeed 824 0.8
Bangladesh Hindu League Gobinda 384 0.4
JSD (R) Zamir Hossain 382 0.4
Zaker Party Md. Delwar Hossain 213 0.2
Independent Tofiqur Rahman 182 0.2
Majority 21,554 21.0
Turnout 102,758 55.2
Awami League gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Narail-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. ^ "List of 6th Parliament Members" (PDF). Jatiya Sangsad. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 September 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  8. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  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. ^ "Statistical Report: 8th Parliament Election" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. pp. 24–25, 38. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  12. ^ a b "Statistical Report: 8th Parliament Election" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. pp. 358, 367. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 5 March 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: 23°02′N 89°38′E / 23.04°N 89.63°E / 23.04; 89.63