|Elevation||19 m (62 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||TN-92( TN-69 till Jun17,2015)|
Sathankulam is a panchayat town in Thoothukudi district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
It is 25 km (16 mi) away from Tiruchendur and 59 km (37 mi) from Tirunelveli. It is well-connected with Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Nagerkovil and Tiruchendur by road. An airport is at Tuticorin 45 km (28 mi) from there.
Sattankulam is located at 19 m (62 ft).. It has an average elevation of
The major agriculture is Paddy in the Sattankulam Taluks. Groundnut cultivation also is undertaken in Sattankulam and near-by places. Groundnut cake is being used as manure and cattle feed. Palmyrah trees are grown mostly in Sattankulam and near-by villages. Sugarcane is also cultivated in some places. Palm Jaggery is produced from palmyrah juice; the production of Palm jaggery was the main occupation of the people of Sattankulam at one time.[ citation needed ]
Madha Ther Tiruvizha is a very important ceremony that honors "Sri Puliyadi Mariamman Tiruvizha". A representation of him is pulled through the streets on a ther by people that consider it an honor.[ citation needed ]
Sattankulam assembly constituency (no more & connected with Srivaikuntam Assembly Constituency) is part of Tiruchendur Lok Sabha constituency (no more & connected with Thoothukudi Lok Sabha constituency).
On 18 June, Tension gripped the Sathankulam town in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district on Tuesday after a father-son duo, who were allegedly tortured while in police custody for two days, died within hours of each other.
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On 19 June 2020, P Jayaraj and his son J Bennicks were picked up for inquiry by the Tamil Nadu Police in Sathankulam, Thoothukudi district for allegedly violating the Indian government's COVID-19 lockdown rules. According to the police, the duo was held for allegedly keeping their mobile accessories shop open beyond permissible hours on June 19. An FIR was filed against the two on 19 June and both were taken into custody. They were sexually assaulted and tortured by the police while in custody, leading to their deaths. On 22 June, Bennicks fell ill and was moved to the Kovilpatti General Hospital, where he died later that day. The following day, 22 June, his father also died. The custodial death of the two men in Tamil Nadu’s Sathankulam town in Thoothukudi district has sparked massive outrage in the state over police brutality.