Tangail-6

Tangail-6 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2019 by Ahasanul Islam Titu of the Awami League.

Tangail-6
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictTangail District
DivisionDhaka Division
Electorate390,446 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Ahasanul Islam Titu

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Delduar and Nagarpur upazilas.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

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

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]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1973 Abdul Mannan Awami League[6]
1979 Noor Muhammad Khan Bangladesh Nationalist Party[7]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Noor Muhammad Khan Jatiya Party[8][9]
1991 Khandaker Abu Taher Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1996 Gautam Chakroborty Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2008 Khondokar Abdul Baten Awami League
2018 Ahasanul Islam Titu Awami League[1]

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2014: Tangail-6[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Khondokar Abdul Baten 66,292 81.9 +50.2
Independent Kazi ATM Anisur Rahman Bulbul 14,621 18.1 N/A
Majority 51,671 63.9 +46.6
Turnout 80,913 23.3 +6.0
Awami League gain from Independent

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Tangail-6[2][11][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Khondokar Abdul Baten 134,297 49.0 N/A
Awami League Ahasanul Islam Titu 86,799 31.7 -9.5
BNP Gautam Chakroborty 45,598 16.7 -26.0
IAB Md. Akhinur Mia 3,822 1.4 N/A
KSJL Anwarul Islam Roton 1,731 0.6 -0.5
BDB Monjur Rashed 870 0.3 N/A
Gano Forum Mohammad Motasim Billah 714 0.3 N/A
Majority 47,498 17.3 +15.8
Turnout 273,831 87.4 +16.4
Independent gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Tangail-6[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Gautam Chakroborty 55,173 42.7 +5.0
Awami League Khondokar Abdul Baten 53,295 41.2 +5.6
Independent Golam Mohammad Khan 16,462 12.7 N/A
IJOF Md. Emdad Hossain 2,418 1.9 N/A
KSJL Arif Khan Yusuf Zye 1,399 1.1 N/A
CPB Md. Abdur Rouf 309 0.2 N/A
Independent Md. Masudur Rahman 154 0.1 N/A
Jatiya Janata Party (Nurul Islam) Md. Golam Mostafa 66 0.1 0.0
Jatiya Party (M) Md. A. B. M. Borhan Uddin 54 0.0 N/A
Majority 1,878 1.5 -0.6
Turnout 129,330 71.0 +1.0
BNP hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Tangail-6[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Gautam Chakroborty 34,279 37.7 -1.1
Awami League Khondokar Abdul Baten 32,329 35.6 +14.4
JP(E) Noor Muhammad Khan 22,138 24.4 +23.6
Jamaat-e-Islami A. K. M. Abdul Hamid 1,676 1.8 N/A
Zaker Party Aminur Rahman 195 0.2 -2.1
Independent Md. Saiful Alam Khan 170 0.2 N/A
Jatiya Janata Party (Nurul Islam) Md. Golam Mostofa 140 0.1 N/A
Majority 1,950 2.1 -15.5
Turnout 90,927 70.0 +19.7
BNP hold
General Election 1991: Tangail-6[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Khandaker Abu Taher 32,845 38.8
Awami League Abdul Mannan 17,936 21.2
Independent Kh. Enamul Kabir Shahid 14,079 16.6
JSD (R) Khondokar Abdul Baten 11,694 13.8
Independent Md. Faizul Wara 2,234 2.6
Zaker Party Aminur Rahman 1,951 2.3
Jatiya Oikkya Front Ali Akbar 1,809 2.1
CPB Md. Daudul Islam 1,227 1.5
JP(E) Md. Wadur Rahman Khan 703 0.8
Independent Mir A. Shahjahan 104 0.1
Majority 14,909 17.6
Turnout 84,582 50.3
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Tangail-6". 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-6". Bangladesh Election Result 2014. Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Bangladesh Parliament Election - Detail Results". Amar Desh. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  12. ^ "Nomination submission List". Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  13. ^ 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°04′N 89°53′E / 24.06°N 89.88°E / 24.06; 89.88