Thoothukudi (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Thoothukudi (Lok Sabha constituency)
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Thoothukudi constituency, post-2008 delimitation
Existence 2014-present
Current MP Jayasingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee
Party All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Elected Year 2014 Election
State Tamil Nadu
Total Electors 949,153 [1]
Most Successful Party DMK (1 time)
Assembly Constituencies 213. Vilathikulam
214. Thoothukkudi
215. Tiruchendur
216. Srivaikuntam
217. Ottapidaram (SC)
218. Kovilpatti

Thoothukudi is a Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu. Originally Tiruchendur constituency, it was delimited to Tirunelveli and Thoothukudi constituencies during 2009 Lok Sabha election.

Assembly segments[edit]

The constituency was formed after the 2008 delimitation. Following are the assembly constituencies;

  1. Tiruchendur
  2. Srivaikuntam
  3. Tuticorin
  4. Ottapidaram
  5. Kovilpatti
  6. Vilathikulam[2]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Member Political Party
15th 2009-2014 S. R. Jeyadurai Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
16th 2014-present Jayasingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election results[edit]

2009

General Election, 2009: Thoothukudi
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DMK S. R. Jeyadurai 311017
AIADMK Dr. Cynthia Pandian 234368
Majority
Turnout 656164
DMK hold Swing
UPA gain from TF Swing

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