Rangpur-5

Rangpur-5 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by H. N. Ashequr Rahman of the Awami League.

Rangpur-5
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictRangpur District
DivisionRangpur Division
Electorate386,414 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)H. N. Ashequr Rahman

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Mithapukur Upazila.[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 Abid Ali Awami League[4]
1979 Kazi Nuruzzaman Bangladesh Nationalist Party[5]
1986 H. N. Ashequr Rahman Awami League[6]
1988 Mohammad Harij Uddin Sarker [7]
Sep 1991 by-election Mizanur Rahman Chowdhury Jatiya Party (Ershad)
Sep 1996 by-election H. N. Ashequr Rahman Awami League
2001 Shah Md. Soliman Alam Islami Jatiya Oikya Front
2008 H. N. Ashequr Rahman Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

H. N. Ashequr Rahman 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: Rangpur-5[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League H. N. Ashequr Rahman 124,684 43.9 +11.6
JP(E) SM Fakhar-uz-Zaman 100,348 35.4 N/A
Jamaat-e-Islami Shah Md. Hafizur Rahman 56,053 19.8 -2.9
IAB Abdul Gani 1,542 0.5 N/A
BSD Md. Mominul Islam 871 0.3 N/A
PDP Md. Rafiqul Islam Sarkar 277 0.1 N/A
Majority 24,336 8.6 -2.7
Turnout 283,775 90.4 +7.9
Awami League gain from IJOF
General Election 2001: Rangpur-5[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
IJOF Shah Md. Soliman Alam 101,956 43.6
Awami League H. N. Ashequr Rahman 75,608 32.3
Jamaat-e-Islami Abu Bakar Wahedi 53,179 22.7
CPB Md. Shamsuzzaman 1,255 0.5
Jatiya Party (M) Mostafizur Rahman 871 0.4
Independent Md. Rustam Ali 356 0.2
Independent Md. Kamruzzaman 255 0.1
Independent Md. Nozmuch Sakib Pradhan 228 0.1
Independent Tajul Kabir Chowdhury 75 0.0
Independent Md. Kamrul Hasan 50 0.0
Majority 26,348 11.3
Turnout 233,833 82.5
IJOF gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

Hussain Muhammad Ershad stood from jail for five seats in the June 1996 general election:[12] Rangpur-2,[13] Rangpur-3,[14] Rangpur-5,[11] Rangpur-6,[15] and Kurigram-3.[16] After winning all five, he chose to represent Rangpur-3 and quit the other four, triggering by-elections in them.[17] H. N. Ashequr Rahman was elected in a September 1996 by-election.[18]

General Election June 1996: Rangpur-5[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Hussain Muhammad Ershad 87,387 51.5
Awami League H. N. Ashequr Rahman 50,839 30.0
Jamaat-e-Islami Abu Mozaffar Ahmed 24,531 14.5
BNP Md. Nurul Huda 3,305 2.0
Ganatantri Party Md. Samsuzzaman 1,263 0.7
Zaker Party Md. Taslim Prodhan 1,020 0.6
Independent Mozammel Hossain 337 0.2
FP Md. Mojibur Rahman Sarkar 326 0.2
Independent Golam Mohammad Kader 310 0.2
Independent Md. Nozmuch Sakib Pradhan 242 0.1
Majority 36,548 21.6
Turnout 169,570 74.1
JP(E) hold

Hussain Muhammad Ershad stood from jail for five seats in the 1991 general election:[12] Rangpur-1,[19] Rangpur-2,[13] Rangpur-3,[14] Rangpur-5,[11] and Rangpur-6.[15] After winning all five, he chose to represent Rangpur-3 and quit the other four, triggering by-elections in them.[20] Mizanur Rahman Chowdhury, of the Jatiya Party, was elected in a September 1991 by-election.[21]

General Election 1991: Rangpur-5[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Hussain Muhammad Ershad 71,132 50.2
Awami League H. N. Ashequr Rahman 38,810 27.4
Jamaat-e-Islami Abu Bakar Wahedi 25,425 18.0
BNP Md. Nurul Huda 3,066 2.2
Zaker Party Md. Taslim Prodhan 2,000 1.4
CPB Md. Ahmmod Ali 408 0.3
FP Md. Mojibur Rahman Sarkar 365 0.3
Independent Md. Shahzahan Mondol 351 0.2
Majority 32,322 22.8
Turnout 141,557 61.3
JP(E) gain from [[|N/A]]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rangpur-5". The Daily Star. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Constituency Maps of Bangladesh" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. 2010. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
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  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 d e "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.
  12. ^ a b Ahmed, Helal Uddin (2012). "Ershad, Lt. General Hussein M". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  13. ^ a b "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.
  14. ^ a b "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.
  15. ^ a b "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.
  16. ^ "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.
  17. ^ "List of 7th Parliament Members". Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 6 March 2018.
  18. ^ "AL men continue to agitate in Rangpur". The Daily Star. 30 November 2008. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  19. ^ "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.
  20. ^ "List of 5th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  21. ^ Hossain, Abu Md. Delwar (2012). "Chowdhury, Mizanur Rahman". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 25°34′N 89°16′E / 25.57°N 89.27°E / 25.57; 89.27