Pabna-2

Pabna-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by Ahmed Firoz Kabir of the Awami League.

Pabna-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictPabna District
DivisionRajshahi Division
Electorate300,789 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Ahmed Firoz Kabir

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Sujanagar Upazila and the five southernmost union parishads of Bera Upazila: Dhalar Char, Jatsakhni, Masundia, Puran Bharenga, and Ruppur.[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 Syed Haider Ali Awami League[4]
1979 M. A. Matin Bangladesh Nationalist Party[5]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Mokbul Hossain Jatiya Party[6][7]
1991 Osman Ghani Khan Bangladesh Nationalist Party
February 1996 AKM Salim Reza Habib Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Ahmed Tafiz Uddin Awami League
1998 by-election A. K. Khandker Awami League
2001 AKM Salim Reza Habib Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 A. K. Khandker Awami League
2014 Azizul Huq Arzu Awami League
2018 Ahmed Firoz Kabir Awami League[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Azizul Huq Arzu was 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: Pabna-2[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League A. K. Khandker 116,730 55.1 +8.6
BNP AKM Salim Reza Habib 95,000 44.9 -8.0
Majority 21,730 10.3 +4.0
Turnout 211,730 90.1 +11.7
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Pabna-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP AKM Salim Reza Habib 97,704 52.9 +6.0
Awami League Mirza Abdul Jalil 86,013 46.5 -1.5
IJOF Md. Nurul Islam 1,010 0.5 N/A
Independent Md. Masud Ahmed 125 0.1 N/A
Majority 11,691 6.3 +5.2
Turnout 184,852 78.4 -4.3
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

Ahmed Tafiz Uddin died in June 1998. A. K. Khandker of the Awami League was elected in a December by-election.[12]

General Election June 1996: Pabna-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Ahmed Tafiz Uddin 67,250 48.0 +8.5
BNP AKM Salim Reza Habib 65,745 46.9 -8.4
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Hatem Ali 3,979 2.8 N/A
JP(E) Mokbul Hossain 2,451 1.7 +1.0
Zaker Party Md. A. Wahab 424 0.3 -2.1
Independent Khandakar Golam Mortuza 177 0.1 N/A
Independent Md. Ferdous Alam Khan 159 0.1 N/A
Majority 1,505 1.1 -14.8
Turnout 140,185 82.7 +24.1
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 1991: Pabna-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Osman Ghani Khan 67,431 55.3
Awami League Ahmed Tafiz Uddin 48,086 39.5
Zaker Party Md. A. Wahab 2,938 2.4
NAP (Muzaffar) Ronesh Moitra 1,050 0.9
JP(E) Mokbul Hossain 908 0.7
Independent Md. Hasan Monjur 882 0.7
NAP (Bhashani) Md. Saudur Rahman 445 0.4
NDP Khandakar Golam Mortuza 100 0.1
Majority 19,345 15.9
Turnout 121,840 58.6
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Pabna-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 1st Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 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. ^ 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. ^ 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.
  12. ^ "By-election Ends Peacefully in Bangladesh". Xinhua News Agency. 10 December 1998.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 23°56′N 89°25′E / 23.94°N 89.41°E / 23.94; 89.41