Thakurgaon-1

Thakurgaon-1 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh. Ramesh Chandra Sen is the current member of parliament.

Thakurgaon-1
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictThakurgaon District
DivisionRangpur Division
Electorate422,124 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Ramesh Chandra Sen

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Thakurgaon Sadar Upazila.[1][2]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 when the former Dinajpur District was split into three districts: Panchagarh, Thakurgaon, and Dinajpur.[3]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Rezwanul Haque Idu Chowdhury Jatiya Party[4][5]
1988
1991 Khademul Islam Awami League
February 1996 Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Bangladesh Nationalist Party[6]
June 1996 Khademul Islam Awami League[7]
By-election Ramesh Chandra Sen
2001 Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Bangladesh Nationalist Party[8]
2008 Ramesh Chandra Sen Awami League
2014
2018

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ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General Election 2008: Thakurgaon-1[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Ramesh Chandra Sen 177,101 58.65
BNP Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir 120,411 39.88
IAB Abdul Majid 2,444 0.81
NOTA None of The Above 1,990 0.66
Turnout 304,544 92.94
Awami League gain from BNP
General Election 2001: Thakurgaon-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir 134,910 54.15
Awami League Ramesh Chandra Sen 96,948 38.91
IJOF Md. Noor Alam Chowdhury 16,647 6.68
CPB Syed Merajul Hossain 639 0.26
Turnout 250,979 87.7
BNP gain from Awami League

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election 1996: Thakurgaon-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Khademul Islam 62,709 34.35
BNP Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir 58,369 31.97
JP(E) Md. Nurul Haque 42,609 23.34
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Rafiqul Islam 17,242 9.44
Zaker Party Md. Jaherul Haque Chowdhury 923 0.51
CPB Syed Merajul Hossain 716 0.39
Turnout 184,543 78.3
Awami League hold
General Election 1991: Thakurgaon-1[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Khademul Islam 57,535 39.72
BNP Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir 36,406 25.13
Jamaat-e-Islami Md. Rafiqul Islam 26,800 18.5
JP(E) Md. Rezwanul Haq Chowdhury 21,051 14.53
Zaker Party Md. Shahidul Islam 1,150 0.79
BAKSAL Md. Manjur Rahman 832 0.57
JSD (R) Md. Mansur Ali 648 0.45
Independent Atiqul Islam Atik 428 0.3
Turnout 120,165 69.5
Awami League gain from JP(E)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Constituency Maps of Bangladesh".
  2. ^ "Delimitation of Constituencies" (PDF). Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 July 2014. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  3. ^ "District Statistics 2011: Dinajpur" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  4. ^ ""List of 3rd Parliament Members"" (PDF). parliament.gov.bd. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  5. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  6. ^ "List of 6th Parliament Members" (PDF). Jatiya Sangsad. Archived (PDF) from the original on 4 September 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  7. ^ "List of 7th Parliament Members" (PDF). Jatiya Sangsad. Archived (PDF) from the original on 4 September 2018. Retrieved 12 April 2020.
  8. ^ "List of 8th Parliament Members". Bangladesh Parliament. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 September 2018. Retrieved 25 August 2019.
  9. ^ "2008 Election.pdf" (PDF).
  10. ^ a b c http://www.amardesh.com/EADetails_1991_1996_2001.php?EA=3

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 26°05′N 88°17′E / 26.09°N 88.28°E / 26.09; 88.28