Noakhali-2

Noakhali-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2014 by Morshed Alam of the Awami League.

Noakhali-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictNoakhali District
DivisionChittagong Division
Electorate273,851 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Morshed Alam

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Senbagh Upazila and three union parishads of Sonaimuri Upazila: Ambarnagar, Baragaon, and Nateshwar.[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 Khawaja Ahmed Awami League[6]
1979 Rafiquzzaman Bhuiyan Bangladesh Nationalist Party[7]
1986 Mostafizur Rahman Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal[8][9]
1991 Barkat Ullah Bulu Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2001 MA Hashem Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Zainul Abdin Farroque Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2014 Morshed Alam Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Morshed Alam was elected unopposed in the 2014 general election after opposition parties withdrew their candidacies in a boycott of the election.[10]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Noakhali-2[11][12][13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Zainul Abdin Farroque 87,463 55.9 -6.3
Awami League Jamal Uddin Ahmed 67,497 43.1 +14.9
JSD (R) Nur Islam 1,069 0.7 N/A
BJP Mohammad Momin Ullah 452 0.3 N/A
Majority 19,966 12.8 -21.1
Turnout 156,481 82.8 +22.5
BNP hold
General Election 2001: Noakhali-2[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP MA Hashem 158,737 62.2 +16.4
Awami League A. B. M. Jafar Ullah 72,134 28.2 -1.1
IJOF A. B. M. Haroonur Rashid Bashar 19,782 7.8 N/A
JSD Mostafizur Rahman 2,266 0.9 N/A
BKA A. T. M. Karim Hossain 825 0.3 +0.2
Independent Lion Khurshid Alam Khasru 546 0.2 N/A
Independent Jahir Ahammad 263 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Mir Mosharraf Hossain Miran 246 0.1 N/A
NAP (Bhashani) A. K. M. Golam Kabir 233 0.1 -0.1
Bangladesh Progressive Party Kazi Md. Rafiq Ullah 159 0.1 N/A
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Mahbub) Shyamal Kanti Dey 134 0.1 N/A
Independent A. S. M. Salim 77 0.0 N/A
Majority 86,603 33.9 +17.4
Turnout 255,402 60.3 -0.7
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Noakhali-2[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Barkat Ullah Bulu 84,307 45.8 +4.5
Awami League M. A. Sattar Bhuiyan 53,987 29.3 +5.2
JP(E) Morshed Alam 27,375 14.9 +7.8
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Nurullah 14,894 8.1 -5.9
IOJ Mostofa Al Husaini 2,643 1.4 N/A
NAP (Bhashani) A. K. M. Golam Kabir 339 0.2 -0.3
BKA Md. Siddique Ullah 261 0.1 -2.0
Islamic Sashantantrik Andolan A. K .M. Kefayetullah 249 0.1 N/A
Majority 30,320 16.5 -0.7
Turnout 184,055 61.0 +26.0
BNP hold
General Election 1991: Noakhali-2[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Barkat Ullah Bulu 53,671 41.3
Awami League Md. Hanif 31,353 24.1
Jamaat-e-Islami Abul Kasem 18,248 14.0
JP(E) Golam Sarwar 9,254 7.1
JSD (R) Mostafizur Rahman 6,896 5.3
FP Md. Faruk 3,014 2.3
BKA Md. Siddiq Ullah 2,695 2.1
Bangladesh Janata Party M. A. Bari 1,463 1.1
Zaker Party A. M. N. Anwar 867 0.7
NAP (Bhashani) A. K. M. Golam Kabir 682 0.5
Workers Party Abul Bashar 608 0.5
JSD (R) Monir Uddin Khandakar 489 0.4
Jatia Mukti Dal Nur Md. Khan 343 0.3
Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Mahbub) Hossain Ahmad Chowdhury 315 0.2
BAKSAL Md. Ajhar Ullah Bhuiyan 88 0.1
Majority 22,318 17.2
Turnout 129,986 35.0
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Noakhali-2". The Daily Star. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  2. ^ "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 February 2018.
  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. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  11. ^ পরিসংখ্যান প্রতিবেদন ৯ম জাতীয় সংসদ নির্বাচন [Statistics Report 9th Parliament Election] (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). p. 25.
  12. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  13. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  14. ^ 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: 22°59′N 91°14′E / 22.99°N 91.23°E / 22.99; 91.23