Sherpur-1

Sherpur-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 1996 by Atiur Rahman Atik of the Awami League.

Sherpur-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictSherpur District
DivisionMymensingh Division
Electorate361,378 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Atiur Rahman Atik

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Sherpur Sadar Upazila.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from a Mymensingh constituency when the former Mymensingh District was split into four districts: Mymensingh, Sherpur, Netrokona, and Kishoreganj.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Shah Rafiqul Bari Chowdhury Jatiya Party[5][6]
February 1996 Nazrul Islam Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Atiur Rahman Atik Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Sherpur-1[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Atiur Rahman Atik 207,377 97.0 +42.0
JSD Abu Saleh Manirul Islam 6,417 3.0 N/A
Majority 200,960 94.0 +83.5
Turnout 213,794 67.5 -19.1
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Sherpur-1[2][8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Atiur Rahman Atik 136,127 55.0 +11.5
Jamaat-e-Islami Muhammad Kamaruzzaman 110,070 44.4 +11.3
KSJL Md. Shofiullah 514 0.2 -0.1
BTF Kazi Azharul Islam 377 0.2 N/A
Bangladesh Kalyan Party Md. Tafazzal Hossain Akanda 332 0.1 N/A
Independent Afil Shakh 294 0.1 N/A
Majority 26,057 10.5 +0.1
Turnout 247,714 86.6 +15.2
Awami League hold
General Election 2001: Sherpur-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Atiur Rahman Atik 86,101 43.5 +5.5
Jamaat-e-Islami Muhammad Kamaruzzaman 65,490 33.1 +17.2
Jatiya Party (M) Shah Rafiqul Bari Chowdhury 23,002 11.6 N/A
IJOF Md. Elias Uddin 22,723 11.5 N/A
KSJL Md. Samedul Haq Khan 517 0.3 N/A
Majority 20,611 10.4 -1.3
Turnout 197,833 71.4 +4.5
Awami League hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Sherpur-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Atiur Rahman Atik 51,787 38.0 +17.4
JP(E) Rowshan Ershad 35,851 26.3 -1.0
Jamaat-e-Islami Muhammad Kamaruzzaman 21,718 15.9 -0.5
BNP Nazrul Islam 21,404 15.7 -3.0
Zaker Party Md. Ruhul Kuddus 5,019 3.7 +1.6
BKA Md. Matiur Rahman 272 0.2 N/A
FP Md. Jubaidul Islam 187 0.1 N/A
Majority 15,936 11.7 +5.0
Turnout 136,238 66.9 +16.9
Awami League gain from JP(E)
General Election 1991: Sherpur-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Shah Rafiqul Bari Chowdhury 31,108 27.3
Awami League Md. A. Samad 23,519 20.6
BNP Nazrul Islam 21,292 18.7
Jamaat-e-Islami Muhammad Kamaruzzaman 18,709 16.4
Independent Nizam Uddin Ahmed 15,562 13.7
Zaker Party Fazlul Kader Lutu 2,409 2.1
JSD Md. Saiful Islam 492 0.4
JSD (R) Md. Sekandar Ali 457 0.4
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) Md. A. Kuddus 393 0.3
Majority 7,589 6.7
Turnout 113,941 50.0
JP(E) hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sherpur-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. ^ "District Statistics 2011: Mymensingh" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  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. ^ "Sherpur-1". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  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 29 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 25°01′N 90°01′E / 25.01°N 90.02°E / 25.01; 90.02