One of the 39 parliamentary constituencies of Tamil Nadu, Thoothukudi Lok Sabha Constituency was formed after the 2008 Presidential Notification of delimitation of constituencies. The total number of electorates in the Thoothukkudi Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 36) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 949,153 of which 465,657 are males and 483,496 are females. It has 949,153 voters and comprises of six legislative assembly segments of which one is for the SC category. The city of Thoothukudi is the headquarters of the Thoothukudi District which has a total area of 4,745 sq km. It is located along the Bay of Bengal at the extreme south eastern region of the state at a distance of 590 km from Chennai.
As per 2011 census, the population is 1,750,176 making it the 277th most populous district of India out of a total of 640 districts. The area has a population density of 369 people per sq km and the sex ratio here is 1024 females per 1000 males. Children comprise about 13% of the total population and Hindus have a 79% majority here. Tamil and English are the widely spoken languages here. The average literacy rate is 87% with male literacy rate being 89% and female literacy rate being 82%. Several premier institutions are located here. The National Highway of NH45B along with several state highways connects it to a large network of roads.
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Thoothukkudi Parliamentary Constituency.The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Thoothukkudi parliamentary constituency of all the years fromthe starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Thoothukudi constituency is Shri Jeyasingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee.J of AIADMK.
|Year||PC No.||PC Name||Category||Winner/Current MP||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up MP||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||36||Thoothukkudi||GEN||Jeyasingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee.J||M||AIADMK||366052||Jegan. P||M||DMK||242050|
|2009||36||Thoothukkudi||GEN||Jeyadurai,Shri S. R.||M||DMK||311017||Cynthia Pandian.Dr||M||ADMK||234368|
*PC = Parliamentary Constituency
Facts about current sitting MP of Thoothukkudi Constituency
|Name of MP||J. Jeyasingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee|
|Nature of Membership||Elected|
|Term||18-May-14 to In office|
|Political Party||All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam|
|Educational Qualification||Post Graduate|
|Activities of J. Jeyasingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee in 16th Lok Sabha|
|Private member bills passed||0|
Note : (Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 May 2015.)
List of Assembly Constituencies in Thoothukudi Parliamentary ConstituencyThe table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Thoothukkudi parliamentary constituency.
|Names of Assembly Constituencies|
Last Updated on February 24, 2015