Rangpur-6

Rangpur-6 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2014 by Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury of the Awami League.

Rangpur-6
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictRangpur District
DivisionRangpur Division
Electorate292,994 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Pirganj 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 Karim Uddin Mohammad Awami League[4]
1979 Mujibur Rahman Bangladesh Nationalist Party[5]
1986 Abdul Jalil Pradhan Jatiya Party[6][7]
Sep 1991 by-election S. M. Hossain Jatiya Party (Ershad)
Sep 1996 by-election Nur Mohammad Mondal Jatiya Party (Ershad)
2001 Nur Mohammad Mondal Islami Jatiya Oikya Front
2009 by-election Abul Kalam Azad Awami League
Jan 2014 by-election Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Sheikh Hasina stood for two seats in the 2014 general election: Rangpur-6 and Gopalganj-3. After winning both, she chose to represent Gopalganj-3 and quit the other, triggering a by-election in Rangpur-6.[8] Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury of the Awami League was elected unopposed in January 2014 after no one else filed to contest the by-election scheduled for February 2014.[9]

General Election 2014: Rangpur-6[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Sheikh Hasina 148,599 96.8
JP(E) Nur Alam Mia 4,959 3.2
Majority 143,640 93.5
Turnout 153,558 58.4
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

Sheikh Hasina stood for three seats in the 2008 general election: Bagerhat-1, Rangpur-6, and Gopalganj-3. After winning all three, she chose to represent Gopalganj-3 and quit the other two, triggering by-elections in them.[11] Abul Kalam Azad of the Awami League was elected in an April 2009 by-election, defeating BNP candidate Nur Muhammad Mandal.[12]

General Election 2008: Rangpur-6[2][13][14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Sheikh Hasina 170,542 80.0 +35.4
BNP Nur Mohammad Mondal 38,672 18.1 +15.1
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Shahjahan Ali 2,138 1.0 N/A
CPB Kamruzzaman 1,199 0.6 +0.2
Gano Forum Humayun Izaz Levin 668 0.3 N/A
Majority 131,870 61.8 +54.5
Turnout 213,219 90.0 +8.9
Awami League gain from IJOF
General Election 2001: Rangpur-6[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
IJOF Nur Mohammad Mondal 90,730 51.9
Awami League Sheikh Hasina 77,991 44.6
BNP Abdul Jalil Pradhan 5,237 3.0
CPB Kamruzzaman 673 0.4
Jatiya Party (M) Md. Abu Hossain Sarkar 171 0.1
JSD Md. Abu Alam Mia 89 0.1
Majority 12,739 7.3
Turnout 174,891 81.1
IJOF gain from JP(E)

Elections in the 1990sEdit

Hussain Muhammad Ershad stood from jail for five seats in the June 1996 general election:[16] Rangpur-2,[17] Rangpur-3,[18] Rangpur-5,[19] Rangpur-6, and Kurigram-3.[20] After winning all five, he chose to represent Rangpur-3 and quit the other four, triggering by-elections in them. Nur Mohammad Mondal of the Jatiya Party (Ershad) was elected in a September 1996 by-election.[21]

General Election June 1996: Rangpur-6[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Hussain Muhammad Ershad 60,665 52.0
Awami League Md. Matiar Rahman 37,661 32.3
BNP Md. Matiur Rahman Chowdhury 9,067 7.8
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Abdus Salam Prodhan 7,577 6.5
IOJ Md. Golam Mastofa 832 0.7
Zaker Party Md. Azgar Ali 573 0.5
Independent Nur Mohammad Mondal 117 0.1
Independent Mosammat Merina Rahman 77 0.1
Majority 23,004 19.7
Turnout 116,569 68.3
JP(E) hold

Hussain Muhammad Ershad stood from jail for five seats in the 1991 general election:[16] Rangpur-1,[22] Rangpur-2,[17] Rangpur-3,[18] Rangpur-5,[19] and Rangpur-6. After winning all five, he chose to represent Rangpur-3 and quit the other four, triggering by-elections in them.[23] S. M. Hossain, of the Jatiya Party, was elected in a September 1991 by-election.[24]

General Election 1991: Rangpur-6[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Hussain Muhammad Ershad 35,260 38.4
Awami League Md. Matiar Rahman 34,935 38.1
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdus Salam Prodhan 10,095 11.0
Independent Abdul Jalil Pradhan 4,658 5.1
JSD Md. Abdus Sobhan 2,870 3.1
BNP Nur Mohammad Mondal 2,750 3.0
Zaker Party Md. Azgar Ali 1,198 1.3
Majority 325 0.4
Turnout 91,766 55.4
JP(E) hold

ReferencesEdit

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  8. ^ "Hasina quits Rangpur-6 for by-polls". The Bangladesh Chronicle. UNB. 8 January 2014. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
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  17. ^ 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.
  18. ^ 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.
  19. ^ 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.
  20. ^ "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.
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  22. ^ "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.
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  24. ^ Akhter, Muhammad Yeahia (2001). Electoral Corruption in Bangladesh. Ashgate. p. 243. ISBN 0-7546-1628-2.

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Coordinates: 25°25′N 89°19′E / 25.42°N 89.31°E / 25.42; 89.31