belief among the villagers was that the name of the village originally derived
from Tamil name (Namam + Voor) Namam, which means Holy sign or mark worn in the
fore-head of Vishnu workshippers or devotees so called Vaishnara. Voor means
Village. While few others believe that name was originated from Tamil name
(Naaga + Voor) Naaga, which means Cobra. Voor means Village. Neverless, all
agree with uniqueness of this village name.
is placed on Villupuram District, Gingee Taluk, under Vallam block. It is
located exactly 15.6 Kilometers distance from its Historical taluk town Gingee.
And 24.6 Kilometers far from its district main town Villupuram. Frequency
transport service is lacking still date, however bus service are available from
Villupuram, Vikravandi, Tindivanam, Rettanai and Gingee.
Village Panchayat consists of villages such as Periya nagandur, Chinna
nagandur, Thalavalapattu and Marur. Total resident population were about
6,33,647 (approximately 6 Lakhs) including childrens as per recent Census -2011
year report. This village panchayat has some basic amenities such as
Schools at Marur and Thalavalapattu.
Health care center at Marur.
office at Nagandur.
administrative officer (VOC) office at Nagandur.
Primary Agricultural Cooperative Bank at Nagandur.
Co-operative booths at all respective Villages.
or Burial ground at all respective Villages.
for drink water at all respective Villages.
(EB) sub-station at Nagandur.
lake at Nagandur.
ponds at all respective Villages.
Churches (at all respective Villages) in addition Marur only has Mosque.
it lacks in few basic amenities for example Emergency care center, educational
institutions, electricity office and Veterinary hospital etc.
is the main occupation here. Especially paddy (wet land) and ground-nut or
peanut (dry land) are the main crops cultivated here. Some minor crops
cultivated here are Sugarcane, cotton and sesame.
temple or koil in Nagandur village is good old and well known temple among
neighbouring villages. It was constructed well and crossed more than 70 years
of old. It has very unique features such as
direction facing temple main entrance.
direction facing Moolavar, a single idol consists of two God and one Goddess such
as Sri Ram at center, Sri Seetha Devi to far right and Sri Lakshman to far left
side. This north direction, which is said to be the direction of God Guberan
(the Lord of wealth).
direction facing Sri Anjaneya or Sri Hanuman, which is said to be direction of
Vadakalai, which means U shaped naama sculpture in stone wall around the
5. This temple is non-government or private
celebrates all festival, especially Tamil New Year, Pongal, Deepavali or Diwali
and other religious festivals also.