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Boothapandi is a panchayat town in Kanyakumari district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

 

The town spans an area of around 5 km² with Thittuvilai, Thuvarancaud, Arasankuzhi, Andithoppu, mannadi, saattupudoor as its sub-villages. The places situated in the vicinity of the town include Azhakiyapadiapuram to the northwest, Easanthimangalam to the southwest, and Thalakudi to the southeast and Aralvaimozhi to the east.

It is the headquarters of Thovalai taluk, which is one among the four taluks of Kanyakumari district.

It has been named after the presence of Bhoothalingaswamy Temple (Bhoothapandi), which is famous for its sculptures and architecture. It is surrounded by greeneries.

Boothapandi is a green and fertile area and commands a picturesque view of the Western Ghats. The village is only 25 minutes from Nagercoil and the beautiful mountains attract many tourists and photographs. In Bhuthapandy Village contains all facility as alike that Sub-register office,Taluk office,Police station,Higher secondary Schools and court is available here.

P Jeevanandham, a noted socialist and a close comrade of the famous Tamil social reformer Periyar E. V. Ramasamy was born in this small town.

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