Thoothukudi (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Thoothukudi Lok Sabha Conctituency Area
Existence2009-present
ReservationGeneral
Current MPKanimozhi
PartyDMK
Elected Year2019
StateEmblem of Tamil Nadu.svg Tamil Nadu,
 India
Total Electors949,153 [1]
Most Successful PartyDMK (2 times)
Former MPJayasingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee
Assembly Constituencies

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.

Tamil Nadu Assembly Constituencies[edit]

No. Constituency number Constituency name
1 213 Vilathikulam
2 214 Thoothukudi
3 215 Tiruchendur
4 216 Tiruvaikuntam
5 217 Ottapidaram
6 218 Kovilpatti

Members of Parliament[edit]

Lok Sabha Duration Member Political Party
15th 2009-2014 S. R. Jeyadurai Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
16th 2014-2019 Jayasingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
17th 2019-present Kanimozhi[2] Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Election results[edit]

Indian General Elections[edit]

2019[edit]

General Election, 2019: Thoothukudi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK Kanimozhi 5,63,143 56.8%
BJP Tamilisai Soundararajan 2,15,934 21.8%
AMMK Dr M Buvaneshvaran 76,866 7.8%
NTK Christantine Rajasekar 49,222 5%
MNM T.P.S. Pon Kumaran 25,702 2.6%
Independent Subhashini Mallathi 8,109 0.82%
Independent J Sivaneswaran 5,252 0.53%
Majority 3,47,209 35%
Turnout 9,91,967 69.48
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing

2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Thoothukudi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK JEYASINGH THIYAGARAJ NATTERJEE.J 3,66,052
DMK JEGAN.P 2,42,050
MDMK JOEL.S 1,82,191
Majority
Turnout
AIADMK gain from DMK Swing

2009[3][edit]

General Election, 2009: Thoothukudi
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK S. R. Jeyadurai 3,11,017 47.4 of total polled
AIADMK Dr. Cynthia Pandian 2,34,368 35.72% of total polled
DMDK SUNTHER.M.S 61,403 9.36
BJP SARAVANAN.S 27,013 4.12
Majority
Turnout 6,56,164
DMK hold Swing
UPA gain from TF Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ GE 2009 Statistical Report: Constituency Wise Detailed Result
  2. ^ "General elections to the 17th Lok Sabha, 2019 - List of members elected" (PDF). New Delhi: Election Commission of India. 25 May 2019. p. 27. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  3. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20130802000135/http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/archiveofge2009/Stats/VOLI/25_ConstituencyWiseDetailedResult.pdf

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