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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.

Thoothukkudi Lok Sabha Election Results 2019


In 2009 Election Results the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.

In 2014 Election Results the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.

In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election , armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.

CandidatePartyEVM VotesMigrant VotesPostal VotesTotal Votes% of VotesStatus
Kanimozhi KarunanidhiDravida Munnetra Kazhagam5603450279856314356.81Winner
Dr. Tamilisai SoundararajanBharatiya Janata Party2144970143721593421.781st Runner-up
Dr. Bhuvaneswaran, M.Independent765690297768667.752nd Runner-up
Christantine Rajasekar, S.Naam Tamilar Katchi488140408492224.973rd Runner-up
Pon Kumaran, T.P.S.Makkal Needhi Maiam255960106257022.594th Runner-up
NOTANone Of The Above9113012192340.935th Runner-up
Subhashini Mallathi, R.C.Independent7953015681090.826th Runner-up
Sivaneswaran, J.Independent520105152520.537th Runner-up
Sankaralingam, M.Independent30290030290.318th Runner-up
Siva, V.Bahujan Samaj Party290901829270.39th Runner-up
Maharajan, M.Pragatishil Samajwadi Party (Lohia)291101129220.2910th Runner-up
Gabriel James FernandoPeople'S Party Of India(Secular)25460325490.2611th Runner-up
Rajakumar Naidu, E.V.S.Tamil Telugu National Party25090725160.2512th Runner-up
Guru, K.Independent22730322760.2313th Runner-up
Saravanan, G.Independent21350021350.2214th Runner-up
Amalan Rajiv BonifasIndependent20030220050.215th Runner-up
Rajalingam, M.Independent18650118660.1916th Runner-up
Bala Murugan, P.Independent16970216990.1717th Runner-up
Ramakrishnan, P.Independent16680316710.1718th Runner-up
Ganesan, M.Independent14460714530.1519th Runner-up
Selvin, B.Independent927029290.0920th Runner-up
Anto Hillery, M.Independent921039240.0921th Runner-up
Jaya Ganesh, D.Naam Indiar Party903059080.0922th Runner-up
Er.Pradeep Ganesan, M.P.Independent887008870.0923th Runner-up
Rajkumar PoliahUniversal Brotherhood Movement688016890.0724th Runner-up
Ramesh, A.Independent668016690.0725th Runner-up
Sunman, V.Independent613026150.0626th Runner-up
Ponraj, S.Independent559015600.0627th Runner-up
Germanus, S.Christian Democratic Front491034940.0528th Runner-up
Ravi Sankar, J.Independent487004870.0529th Runner-up
Jeyaraj, A.Independent477004770.0530th Runner-up
Senai Natarajan, R.Independent473014740.0531th Runner-up
Rama Krishnan, M.Independent473004730.0532th Runner-up
Lourdes, S.Independent459014600.0533th Runner-up
Ponnusamy, M.Independent435014360.0434th Runner-up
Jasper Gnana Martin, G.Independent435014360.0435th Runner-up
Marakatha Raghava Raj, T.Independent428004280.0436th Runner-up
James, G.Independent406014070.0437th Runner-up

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.

YearPC No.PC NameCategoryWinner/Current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
201436ThoothukkudiGENJeyasingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee.JMAIADMK366052Jegan. PMDMK242050
200936ThoothukkudiGENJeyadurai,Shri S. R. MDMK311017Cynthia Pandian.DrMADMK234368

*PC = Parliamentary Constituency

Facts about current sitting MP of Thoothukkudi Constituency

Name of MP Advocate Jayasingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee
Age 65
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Gender Male
Educational Qualification M.A., LL.B.
Activities of Advocate Jayasingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 18
Private member bills passed 0
Questions asked 219
Attendance N/A

Note:Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 Feb 2018.



List of Assembly Constituencies in Thoothukudi Parliamentary Constituency

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Thoothukkudi parliamentary constituency.

Names of Assembly Constituencies
Vilathikulam ThoothukudiTiruchendur
SrivaikuntamOttapidaram (SC)Kovilpatti


Last Updated on July 6, 2019