Tangail-5

Tangail-5 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2014 by Sanowar Hossain of the Awami League.

Tangail-5
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictTangail District
DivisionDhaka Division
Electorate380,338 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Sanowar Hossain

BoundariesEdit

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

Ahead of the 2008 general election, the Election Commission redrew constituency boundaries to reflect population changes revealed by the 2001 Bangladesh census.[4] The 2008 redistricting altered the boundaries of the constituency.[5]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created for the first general elections in newly independent Bangladesh, held in 1973.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1973 Mirza Tofazzal Hossain Mukul Awami League[6]
1979 Abdur Rahman Bangladesh Nationalist Party[7]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Mir Majedur Rahman Jatiya Party[8]
1988 Mahmudul Hasan Jatiya Party[9]
1996 Abdul Mannan Awami League
2001 Mahmudul Hasan Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Abul Quasem Jatiya Party (Ershad)
Aug 2012 Mahmudul Hasan Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2014 Sanowar Hossain Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Tangail-5[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Sanowar Hossain 67,959 53.1 N/A
Independent Murad Siddiqui 59,398 46.4 N/A
JP(E) Sadek Siddique 400 0.3 -55.9
BNF Ataur Rahman Khan 245 0.2 N/A
Majority 8,561 6.7 -21.7
Turnout 128,002 37.6 -48.0
Awami League gain from BNP

In December 2009, the High Court declared that Quasem's 2008 candidacy had been illegal and vacated the seat. The Election Commission declared Mahmudul Hasan, the runner up, elected. After the appeals process concluded, Hasan took office in August 2012.[11][12]

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Tangail-5[2][13][14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Abul Quasem 147,152 56.2 N/A
BNP Mahmudul Hasan 72,805 27.8 -4.4
KSJL Murad Siddiqui 40,456 15.4 -7.3
IAB Abu Yousuf 1,192 0.5 N/A
Zaker Party Mahfuz Reza 319 0.1 N/A
Majority 74,347 28.4 +24.0
Turnout 261,924 85.6 +9.0
JP(E) gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Tangail-5[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Mahmudul Hasan 96,544 32.2 +3.8
Awami League Abdul Mannan 83,458 27.8 -12.2
KSJL Murad Siddiqui 68,167 22.7 N/A
IJOF Abul Quasem 50,266 16.8 N/A
Gano Forum Abul Hossain 970 0.3 0.0
Bangladesh Progressive Party Chand Imran Mirza 191 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Party (M) A. K. Pathan Ayub 165 0.1 N/A
Majority 13,086 4.4 -6.6
Turnout 299,761 76.6 -1.2
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Tangail-5[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Abdul Mannan 95,903 40.0 +2.9
JP(E) Abul Quasem 69,430 28.9 -9.5
BNP Mahmudul Hasan 68,042 28.4 +12.8
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Shafiqur Rahman 3,997 1.7 -0.1
Gano Forum Abul Hossain 776 0.3 N/A
IOJ Md. Ibrahim 617 0.3 N/A
Democratic Republican Party Md. Shahjahan Ali 344 0.1 N/A
Zaker Party A. K. M. Asrarul Haque 282 0.1 -0.1
NAP (Bhashani) Md. Muslem Uddin 245 0.1 N/A
JSD (R) Md. Altab Hossain Miah 205 0.1 N/A
Independent Sadek Siddiqul 140 0.1 N/A
Majority 26,473 11.0 +9.6
Turnout 239,981 77.8 +19.9
Awami League gain from JP(E)
General Election 1991: Tangail-5[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JP(E) Mahmudul Hasan 74,144 38.4
Awami League Abdul Mannan 71,455 37.1
BNP B. Babul Chowdhury 30,168 15.6
JSD (S) Md. Motiur Rahman Khan 8,920 4.6
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Nousher Ali 3,530 1.8
Independent Wazed Ali Khan Ponni 1,470 0.8
NAP (Muzaffar) Md. Moslem Uddin 1,011 0.5
Jatiya Oikkya Front Md. Hazrat Ali Shikdar 704 0.4
FP Md. Nazrul Islam Khan 463 0.2
Zaker Party A. K. M. Asrarul Haque 368 0.2
Bangladesh Muslim League (Kader) Md. Syed A. Al Wasek 318 0.2
CPB Joad Al Malum 300 0.2
Majority 2,689 1.4
Turnout 192,851 57.9
JP(E) hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tangail-5". 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. ^ Rahman, Syedur (2010). Historical Dictionary of Bangladesh. Scarecrow Press. p. 105. ISBN 978-0-8108-7453-4.
  5. ^ Liton, Shakhawat (11 July 2008). "Final list of redrawn JS seats published". The Daily Star.
  6. ^ "List of 1st Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  7. ^ "List of 2nd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  8. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  9. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  10. ^ "Tangail-5". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Mahmudul new MP of Tangail-5". The Daily Star. 8 May 2012. Retrieved 6 April 2018.
  12. ^ "Mahmudul Hasan takes oath as MP". bdnews24.com. 8 August 2012. Retrieved 6 April 2018.
  13. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  14. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  15. ^ 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°15′N 89°55′E / 24.25°N 89.92°E / 24.25; 89.92