Tangail-1

Tangail-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2001 by Abdur Razzak of the Awami League.

Tangail-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictTangail District
DivisionDhaka Division
Electorate364,991 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Abdur Razzak

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Dhanbari and Madhupur upazilas.[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 Abdus Sattar Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal[4]
1979 Syed Hasan Ali Chowdhury Bangladesh Nationalist Party[5]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Nizamul Islam Awami League[6]
1988 Khandaker Anwarul Haque [7]
1991 Abul Hasan Chowdhury Awami League
February 1996 Abdus Salam Talukder Bangladesh Nationalist Party
June 1996 Abul Hasan Chowdhury Awami League
2001 Abdur Razzak Awami League
2008 Awami League
2014 Awami League
2018 Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Abdur Razzak was re-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: Tangail-1[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdur Razzak 171,022 65.7 +15.5
BNP Fakir Mahbub Anam 88,461 34.0 +13.1
KSJL Habibur Rahman Talukder 808 0.3 -0.8
Majority 82,561 31.7 +8.8
Turnout 260,291 90.0 +15.2
Awami League hold
General Election 2001: Tangail-1[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdur Razzak 98,413 50.2 -0.9
Independent Abdul Gafur Montu 53,509 27.3 N/A
BNP Fakir Mahbub Anam 40,972 20.9 -22.4
KSJL Abdul Kader Siddique 2,206 1.1 N/A
IJOF Fatema Khan 805 0.4 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) Md. Jamilur Rahman Khan 122 0.1 N/A
Independent Md. A. Gafur 80 0.0 N/A
Majority 44,904 22.9 +15.1
Turnout 196,107 74.8 -1.8
Awami League hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Tangail-1[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abul Hasan Chowdhury 77,738 51.1 +12.7
BNP Abdus Salam Talukdar 65,834 43.3 +6.9
JP(E) Abu Sayeed Khan 4,286 2.8 +1.9
Jamaat-e-Islami Mujibur Rahman 4,170 2.7 -5.5
Majority 11,904 7.8 +5.8
Turnout 152,028 76.6 +23.8
Awami League hold
General Election 1991: Tangail-1[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abul Hasan Chowdhury 37,454 38.4
BNP Asika Akbar 35,507 36.4
JSD (S) Md. Abdus Samad 14,810 15.2
Jamaat-e-Islami Mujibur Rahman 7,989 8.2
JP(E) Abu Sayeed Khan 868 0.9
CPB Shree Soroj Bondhu Dev 812 0.8
Majority 1,947 2.0
Turnout 97,440 52.8
Awami League gain from [[|N/A]]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tangail-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. ^ "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 "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: 24°36′N 90°02′E / 24.60°N 90.03°E / 24.60; 90.03