Thakurgaon-2

Thakurgaon-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) of Bangladesh since 1986 by Dabirul Islam of the Awami League.

Thakurgaon-2
Constituency
for the Jatiya Sangsad
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DistrictThakurgaon District
DivisionRangpur Division
Electorate273,433 (2018)[1]
Current constituency
Created1984
PartyAwami League
Member(s)Dabirul Islam

BoundariesEdit

The constituency encompasses Baliadangi and Haripur upazilas and two union parishads of Ranisankail Upazila: Dharmaghar, and Kashipur.[2][3]

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created in 1984 from the Dinajpur-4 constituency when the former Dinajpur District was split into three districts: Panchagarh, Thakurgaon, and Dinajpur.[4]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1986 Dabirul Islam Communist Party of Bangladesh[5]
1988 Mirza Ruhul Amin [6]
1991 Dabirul Islam Communist Party of Bangladesh
Feb 1996 Md. Julfiker Murtuja Chowdhury Bangladesh Nationalist Party[7]
Jun 1996 Dabirul Islam Awami League

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

Dabirul Islam 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: Thakurgaon-2[2][9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Dabirul Islam 102,833 50.8 +12.0
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdul Hakim 98,456 48.7 +13.2
Independent Shirin Akhtar Banu 1,052 0.5 N/A
Majority 4,377 2.0 -1.3
Turnout 202,341 92.7 +4.8
Awami League hold
General Election 2001: Thakurgaon-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Dabirul Islam 62,483 38.8 -3.5
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdul Hakim 57,196 35.5 +22.4
Independent Md. Nurul Islam 24,081 14.9 N/A
IJOF Sree Suresh Chandra Singh 16,565 10.3 N/A
Independent A. K. M. Enyet Ali 434 0.3 N/A
CPB Md. Mohshin Sarkar 339 0.2 -0.4
Majority 5,287 3.3 -13.8
Turnout 161,128 87.9 +12.6
Awami League hold

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election June 1996: Thakurgaon-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Awami League Dabirul Islam 48,344 42.3 N/A
JP(E) Md. Asaduzzaman 28,757 25.1 +10.9
BNP Md. Julfiker Murtuja Chowdhury 21,314 18.6 +0.2
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdul Hakim 14,933 13.1 -4.8
CPB Md. Mohshin Sarkar 673 0.6 -47.5
Zaker Party Md. Samsuddin 388 0.3 0.0
Majority 19,587 17.1 -12.7
Turnout 114,409 75.3 +9.8
Awami League gain from CPB
General Election 1991: Thakurgaon-2[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CPB Dabirul Islam 46,452 48.1
BNP Md. Altafur Rahman 17,707 18.4
Jamaat-e-Islami Abdul Hakim 17,288 17.9
JP(E) Md. Abdul Karim 13,720 14.2
Independent Md. Nur Kutub Alam 640 0.7
Zaker Party Md. A. Jobbar Sarkar 323 0.3
FP Badrul Alam Chowdhury 270 0.3
Independent Ramesh Chandra Sen 89 0.1
Majority 28,745 29.8
Turnout 96,489 65.5
CPB gain from [[|N/A]]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Thakurgaon-2". 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. ^ "District Statistics 2011: Dinajpur" (PDF). Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  5. ^ "List of 3rd Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. ^ "List of 4th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. ^ "List of 6th Parliament Members" (PDF). Bangladesh Parliament (in Bengali). Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  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 22 December 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

External linksEdit

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