Nilphamari-2

Nilphamari-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2001 by Asaduzzaman Noor of the Awami League.

Nilphamari-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictNilphamari District
DivisionRangpur Division
Electorate311,735 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Asaduzzaman Noor

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Nilphamari Sadar Upazila.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from a Rangpur constituency when the former Rangpur District was split into five districts: Nilphamari, Lalmonirhat, Rangpur, Kurigram, and Gaibandha.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Dewan Nurunnabi Jatiya Party[4][5]
1991 Md. Shamsuddoha Communist Party of Bangladesh
February 1996 Dewan Nurunnabi Bangladesh Nationalist Party[6]
June 1996 Ahsan Ahmed Jatiya Party
2001 Asaduzzaman Noor Awami League
2008
2014
2018

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2018Edit

General Election 2018: Nilphamari-2[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Asaduzzaman Noor 1,78,030 N/A
BNP Moniruzzaman Montu 80,283 N/A
IAB Md Jahurul Islam 3,808 N/A
Majority
Turnout
Awami League hold

Asaduzzaman Noor was re-elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[7]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Nilphamari-2[2][8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Asaduzzaman Noor 135,626 61.6 +23.5
Jamaat-e-Islami Moniruzzaman Montu 82,324 37.4 +1.5
IAB Mohammad Ali Paramanik 2,198 1.0 N/A
Majority 53,302 24.2 +22.0
Turnout 220,148 90.7 +7.3
Awami League hold
General Election 2001: Nilphamari-2[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Asaduzzaman Noor 69,960 38.1 +5.1
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdul Latif 65,835 35.9 +12.0
IJOF Joynal Abedin 41,227 22.5 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Ahsan Ahmed 5,806 3.2 N/A
Independent Mosa. Monsura Begum 467 0.3 N/A
KSJL Md. Ataur Rahman 282 0.2 N/A
Majority 4,125 2.2 -1.9
Turnout 183,577 83.4 +6.4
Awami League gain from JP(E)

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Nilphamari-2[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Ahsan Ahmed 44,999 33.3 +9.4
Awami League Joynal Abedin 44,560 33.0 N/A
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdul Latif 32,278 23.9 -4.8
BNP Dewan Nurunnabi 11,615 8.6 -3.8
IOJ Md. Abdus Sattar 959 0.7 N/A
Jatiya Biplobi Front A. K. M. Jakaria Shekh 631 0.5 N/A
Majority 439 0.3 -4.5
Turnout 135,042 77.0 +14.1
JP(E) gain from BNP
General Election 1991: Nilphamari-2[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPB Md. Shamsuddoha 35,216 33.5
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdul Latif 30,154 28.7
JP(E) Dewan Nurunnabi 25,125 23.9
BNP Ahsan Ahmed 13,013 12.4
JSD (R) Md. Aminul Islam 629 0.6
Zaker Party Md. Fazlul Haq 474 0.5
NDP Sayed Md. Ismail 168 0.2
Independent Kazi Aminul Haq 166 0.2
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) Kazi Ashfaq Hossain 153 0.1
Majority 5,062 4.8
Turnout 105,098 62.9
CPB gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Nilphamari-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. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  5. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ "List of 6th Parliament Members" (PDF). Jatiya Sangsad. Archived (PDF) from the original on 15 September 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  7. ^ Zakaria, Mohammad (14 December 2013). "The number now goes up to 151". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  8. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  10. ^ a b c "Parliament Election Result of 1991,1996,2001 Bangladesh Election Information and Statistics". Vote Monitor Networks. Archived from the original on 24 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 25°56′N 88°52′E / 25.93°N 88.86°E / 25.93; 88.86