Sherpur-2

Sherpur-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2008 by Matia Chowdhury of the Awami League.

Sherpur-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictSherpur District
DivisionMymensingh Division
Electorate349,158 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Matia Chowdhury

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Nakla and Nalitabari upazilas.[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 Abdus Salam Jatiya Party[5][6]
1991 Matia Chowdhury Awami League
February 1996 Zahed Ali Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Matia Chowdhury Awami League
2001 Zahed Ali Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Matia Chowdhury Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Sherpur-2[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Matia Chowdhury 134,810 78.9 +11.9
Independent Badiuzzaman Badsha 35,986 21.1 N/A
Majority 98,824 57.9 +40.4
Turnout 170,796 56.1 -30.8
Awami League hold

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Sherpur-2[2][8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Matia Chowdhury 156,973 67.0 +17.2
BNP Zahed Ali 75,637 32.3 +7.4
National People's Party Mujafor Ahamed 793 0.3 N/A
Gano Forum Muhammad Harunr Rashed 717 0.3 N/A
Majority 81,336 34.7 +33.3
Turnout 234,120 86.9 +8.6
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Sherpur-2[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Zahed Ali 102,545 49.8 +20.3
Awami League Matia Chowdhury 99,661 48.4 +7.4
KSJL Md. Shafiqul Islam 2,235 1.1 N/A
IJOF Md. Akkas Ali 1,132 0.6 N/A
CPB Abu Md. Mazhar 256 0.1 N/A
Majority 2,884 1.4 -10.2
Turnout 205,829 78.3 +4.9
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Sherpur-2[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Matia Chowdhury 63,574 41.0 -0.8
BNP Zahed Ali 45,659 29.5 +3.0
Zaker Party Abdus Salam 41,456 26.8 N/A
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Abdul Jalil 4,314 2.8 N/A
Majority 17,915 11.6 0.0
Turnout 155,003 73.4 +18.0
Awami League hold
General Election 1991: Sherpur-2[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Matia Chowdhury 47,886 41.8
Independent Abdus Salam 34,644 30.2
BNP Zahed Ali 30,309 26.5
FP Akmal Hossain 831 0.7
Independent Md. Akhtaruzzaman Akhter 537 0.5
BAKSAL Md. Mostafizur Rahman 353 0.3
Majority 13,242 11.6
Turnout 114,560 55.4
Awami League gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sherpur-2". 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-2". 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°05′N 90°11′E / 25.09°N 90.19°E / 25.09; 90.19