Shariatpur-1

Shariatpur-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by Iqbal Hossain Apu of the Awami League.

Shariatpur-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictShariatpur District
DivisionDhaka Division
Electorate296,018 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Iqbal Hossain Apu
Created fromFaridpur-14

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Shariatpur Sadar and Zanjira upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from the Faridpur-14 constituency when the former Faridpur District was split into five districts: Rajbari, Faridpur, Gopalganj, Madaripur, and Shariatpur.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Sardar AKM Nasiruddin Independent[5][6]
1991 K.M. Hemayet Ullah Auranga Awami League
Sep 1996 by-election Master Majibur Rahman Awami League
2001 K.M. Hemayet Ullah Auranga Independent
2008 B. M. Muzammel Haque Awami League
2018 Iqbal Hossain Apu Awami League[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

B. M. Muzammel Haque 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: Shariatpur-1[2][8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League B. M. Muzammel Haque 117,386 64.1 +19.1
Independent Mobarak Ali Sikdur 56,853 31.0 N/A
BNP Shahidul Haq Sikder 6,558 3.6 +3.2
Zaker Party Molla Gias Uddin Ahammed 2,467 1.3 N/A
Majority 60,533 33.0 +23.9
Turnout 183,264 84.8 +15.6
Awami League gain from Independent
General Election 2001: Shariatpur-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent K.M. Hemayet Ullah Auranga 98,480 54.1
Awami League Mobarak Ali Sikder 81,930 45.0
BNP Altaf Hossain Sikder 779 0.4
Independent Md. Fazlul Haq Akand 258 0.1
IJOF Md. Jafar Khan 218 0.1
Independent A. Sattar 129 0.1
Independent Tanai Molla 81 0.0
Bangladesh Muslim League (Jamir Ali) Md. Anowar Hossain Aburi 67 0.0
JSD Atahar Hawlader 61 0.0
Majority 16,550 9.1
Turnout 182,003 69.2
Independent gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

Abdur Razzak stood for two seats in the June 1996 general election, and won both of them: Shariatpur-1 and Shariatpur-3. He chose to represent Shariatpur-3 and quit Shariatpur-1, triggering a by-election. Master Majibur Rahman, of the Awami League, was elected in a September 1996 by-election.[11][12]

General Election June 1996: Shariatpur-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdur Razzak 68,937 53.0 +5.2
BNP Md. Amzad Hossain 32,266 24.8 -0.3
Independent Tanai Molla 17,764 13.6 N/A
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Saiful Alam Khan 4,953 3.8 -4.2
IOJ Md. Sirajul Haque Akon 2,927 2.3 N/A
Zaker Party Md. Siddiqur Rahman 1,660 1.3 +0.3
JP(E) Gias Uddin 938 0.7 N/A
Independent S.M. Shah Alam Salim 197 0.2 N/A
Social Democratic Party A. Aziz Bepari 181 0.1 N/A
Gano Forum Abdur Rahman Madbar 166 0.1 N/A
JSD (R) Samsul Haque Bepari 120 0.1 N/A
Independent Altab Hossain Sikdar 85 0.1 N/A
Majority 36,671 28.2 +5.6
Turnout 130,194 73.7 +25.9
Awami League hold
General Election 1991: Shariatpur-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League K.M. Hemayet Ullah Auranga[13] 54,953 47.8
BNP Sardar AKM Nasiruddin 28,895 25.1
BAKSAL Md. Mojibor Rahman 18,754 16.3
Jamaat-e-Islami Khalilur Rahman 9,225 8.0
Zaker Party Gias Uddin Molla 1,133 1.0
BKA Alauddin 904 0.8
Independent Nur Mohammad Kotoal 352 0.3
Independent Md. Samsul Haque Bepari 349 0.3
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) A. Aziz Hawladar 258 0.2
Independent Amzad Hossein Morol 235 0.2
Majority 26,058 22.6
Turnout 115,058 47.8
Awami League gain from Independent

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Shariatpur-1". The Daily Star. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Constituency Maps of Bangladesh" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission. 2010. 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. ^ জেলা প্রশাসনের পটভূমি [Background of District Administration]. Faridpur District (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  5. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ Ahmed, Taib (15 December 2013). "AL closer to majority before voting". New Age. Dhaka. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  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 28 December 2008. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  11. ^ Akhter, Muhammad Yeahia (2001). Electoral Corruption in Bangladesh. Ashgate. p. 167. ISBN 0-7546-1628-2.
  12. ^ "List of 7th Parliament Members". Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 6 March 2018.
  13. ^ "Auranga killed in road crash". The Daily Star. 4 August 2013. Retrieved 3 May 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 23°13′N 90°21′E / 23.21°N 90.35°E / 23.21; 90.35