Natore-2

Natore-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2014 by Md. Shafiqul Islam Shimul of the Awami League.

Natore-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictNatore District
DivisionRajshahi Division
Electorate343,986 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Md. Shafiqul Islam Shimul

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Natore Sadar Upazila and Naldanga Upazila.[1]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from a Rajshahi constituency when the former Rajshahi District was split into four districts: Nawabganj, Naogaon, Rajshahi, and Natore.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Mohammad Mujibur Rahman Jatiya Party[2][3]
1991 Shankar Gobind Chowdhury Awami League
1996 Ruhul Quddus Talukdar Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2001 Ruhul Quddus Talukdar Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Ahad Ali Sarker Awami League
2014 Shafiqul Islam Shimul Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Shafiqul Islam Shimul was elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[4]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Natore-2[5][6][7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Ahad Ali Sarker 135,432 54.2 +13.8
BNP Sabina Yasmin 111,866 44.8 -7.5
IAB Azizar Rahman Khan Chowdhury 1,214 0.5 N/A
PDP Md. Abdus Salam 699 0.3 N/A
Zaker Party Md. Shohidul Islam 570 0.2 N/A
Majority 23,566 9.4 -2.4
Turnout 249,781 91.1 +3.2
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Natore-2[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Ruhul Quddus Talukdar 109,196 52.3 +16.8
Awami League Hanif Ali Sheikh 84,498 40.4 -9.8
IJOF Mojibur Rahman Sentu 15,012 7.2 N/A
Bangladesh Progressive Party Abdur Rashid Khan Chowdhury 250 0.1 N/A
Majority 24,698 11.8 +6.9
Turnout 208,956 87.9 +1.8
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Natore-2[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Ruhul Quddus Talukdar 58,500 35.5 +16.7
Awami League Ahad Ali Sarker 50,455 30.6 +4.7
JP(E) Mojibur Rahman Sentu 37,042 22.5 +4.4
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Yunus Ali 18,169 11.0 -13.2
Zaker Party Sirajul Alam 271 0.2 -0.4
FP Md. Amirul Islam Sarkar 254 0.2 N/A
Majority 8,045 4.9 +3.2
Turnout 164,691 86.1 +12.5
BNP gain from Awami League
General Election 1991: Natore-2[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Shankar Gobind Chowdhury 34,882 25.9
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Yunus Ali 32,590 24.2
BNP Md. Sirajul Islam 25,324 18.8
JP(E) Mojibur Rahman Sentu 24,331 18.1
Independent Khandakar Zubair Hossain 9,683 7.2
JSD Kamrul Islam 5,738 4.3
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) Md. Shafiuddin Sarder 1,236 0.9
Zaker Party Md. Sirajul Islam 787 0.6
NAP (Muzaffar) Md. Anwar Hossain 164 0.1
Majority 2,292 1.7
Turnout 134,735 73.6
Awami League gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Natore-2". The Daily Star. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  2. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  3. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  4. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Constituency Maps of Bangladesh" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  8. ^ 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°25′N 89°00′E / 24.42°N 89.00°E / 24.42; 89.00