Tangail-7

Tangail-7 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 2001 by Ekabbar Hossain of the Awami League.

Tangail-7
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
DistrictTangail District
DivisionDhaka Division
Electorate322,673 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1973
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Ekabbar Hossain

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Mirzapur Upazila.[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 Shawkat Ali Khan Awami League[4]
1979 Khaju Mia Bangladesh Nationalist Party[5]
Major Boundary Changes
1986 Wajid Ali Khan Panni Jaitya Party[6][7]
1991 Kh. Badar Uddin Bangladesh Nationalist Party
1996 Abul Kalam Azad Siddiqui Bangladesh Nationalist Party
2001 Ekabbar Hossain Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Ekabbar Hossain 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-7[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Ekabbar Hossain 130,154 58.4 +10.5
BNP Abul Kalam Azad Siddiqui 88,916 39.9 -6.9
KSJL Shafiur Rahman Sunny 3,034 1.4 -2.0
Independent Dewan Nazrul Islam 679 0.3 N/A
Majority 41,238 18.5 +17.4
Turnout 222,783 86.4 +5.9
Awami League hold
General Election 2001: Tangail-7[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Ekabbar Hossain 89,931 47.9 +10.6
BNP Abul Kalam Azad Siddiqui 87,857 46.8 +5.7
KSJL Sadek Ahmed Khan 6,457 3.4 N/A
IJOF Md. Nurul Islam 2,825 1.5 N/A
Bangladesh Progressive Party Md. Motasim Billah 696 0.4 N/A
Majority 2,074 1.1 -2.7
Turnout 187,766 80.5 +0.9
Awami League gain from BNP

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Tangail-7[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Abul Kalam Azad Siddiqui 59,848 41.1 -12.0
Awami League Ekabbar Hossain 54,303 37.3 +2.4
JP(E) Md. Jahirul Islam Jahir 27,942 19.2 +10.2
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Abdul Halim 2,383 1.6 N/A
Communist Kendra Kh. Nurur Rhaman Salim 349 0.2 N/A
Independent Kh. Badar Uddin 323 0.2 N/A
IOJ Syed Mojibor Rahman 271 0.2 -0.6
Independent Md. Murshed Ali Khan Ponnee 205 0.1 N/A
Majority 5,545 3.8 -14.3
Turnout 145,624 79.6 +21.1
BNP hold
General Election 1991: Tangail-7[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Kh. Badar Uddin 62,882 53.1
Awami League Md. Fazlur Rahman Farooq 41,392 34.9
JP(E) Shah Mostanjidul Haq 10,633 9.0
JSD Mohidur Rahman 1,773 1.5
IOJ Md. Mojibur Rahman 989 0.8
Independent Md. Nurul Islam 436 0.4
CPB Kh. Nurur Rahman Selim 397 0.3
Majority 21,490 18.1
Turnout 118,502 58.5
BNP gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tangail-7". 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 28 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 24°06′N 90°06′E / 24.10°N 90.10°E / 24.10; 90.10