Thoothukudi

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Thoothukudi

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Tuticorin

(to͞o'tĭkôrĭn`), city (1991 pop. 280,091), Tamil Nadu state, SE India. An important seaport and fishing center, it has a Fishing Technological Institute and is also famous for its pearl oysters. The nearby V. O. Chidambaranar Port, formerly Tuticorin Port, opened 1974, is one of India's ten major ports. Thoothukudi was founded c.1540 by the Portuguese, captured by the Dutch in 1658, and ceded to the British in 1825.
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In Thoothukkudi, Kanimozhi, who is the daughter of late DMK leader M Karunanidhi, will contest against Tamilisai Soundararajan, the head of state's BJP unit.
(10.) Jeyasekaran, G., & Jeyashakila, R., Occurrence of biogenic amine forming bacteria in cured fishery products of Thoothukkudi region of Tamil Nadu, India.
In addition, a new outer harbour will be developed in the VOC port at Thoothukkudi, Tamil Nadu, through public private partnership at an estimated cost of `7,500 crore to add 42 MT of capacity.
The length at first maturity of frigate tuna in Thoothukkudi coast (southeast coast of India) was 328 mm and 308 mm for females and males respectively (Jude et al., 2002), a little longer than that in the Taiwan Strait, which indicated that the frigate tuna in the Taiwan Strait and in the Thoothukkudi coast may be different populations due to geographic isolation, however, there is not much evidence to prove that, and further studies need to be carried out.
In Thoothukkudi, Kanimozhi Karunanidhi who is the daughter of Late DMK leader M Karunanidhi, will contest against Tamilisai Soundararajan of BJP.
In Tamil Nadu, the state unit party president Tamilisai Soundarajan will contest from Thoothukkudi and Dr Pon Radhakrishnan from Kanyakumari.