36. Thoothukkudi (Thoothukudi, Tuticorin) is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in South Tamil Nadu region of Tamil Nadu in South India. This semi-urban general constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 19.73% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 0.28%. The estimated literacy level of Thoothukkudi is 86.25%. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, there were a total of eligible electors and the voter turnout was calculated at %. The seat went to the polls on Phase 2 on Thursday, April 18, 2019.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, J Jayasingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee of AIADMK won in this seat by defeating the DMK candidate by a margin of 1,24,002 votes which was 13.53% of the total votes polled in the constituency. AIADMK had a vote share of 39.93% in 2014 in the seat. There were a total of 14 contestants in 2014.
In 2009, Jeyadurai S R of DMK emerged victorious in this seat by defeating the ADMK candidate by a margin of 76,649 votes which was 11.68% of the total votes polled. DMK had a vote share of 47.40% in 2019, in the constituency. There were 15 contestants in 2009.
The voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary polls in the seat was 69.97% and in 2009, the constituency registered 69.13% turnout during polling.
As of December 2018, the Member of Parliament from Thoothukkudi was: Jayasingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee (AIADMK) . The 2019 Lok Sabha election results are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
According to the 2014 electoral rolls, the electorate included 6,51,207 men, 6,59,197 women and 2 voters of the third gender.
Refer to the live updating results tables for the latest Thoothukkudi Lok Sabha results.
The geographic coordinates of Thoothukkudi is: 8.8053 78.1453
Constituency and state name in other Indian languages: थूथुक्कुडी, तमिलनाडु (Hindi); থোত্থুকুড়ি, তাামিলনাড়ু (Bengali); तुथुक्कुडी, तामिळनाडू (Marathi); થૂથુકુડી, તામિલનાડુ (Gujarati); தூத்துக்குடி, தமிழ்நாடு (Tamil); తూత్తుకుడి, తమిళనాడు (Telugu); ತೂತುಕುಡಿ, ತಮಿಳು ನಾಡು (Kannada); തൂത്തുക്കുടി, തമിഴ് നാട് (Malayalam).
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