Perdoor

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Perdoor or Perdur is a village in the Udupi district in coastal Karnataka.

Perdoor
ಪೆರ್ಡುರು
village
Perdoor is located in Karnataka
Perdoor
Perdoor
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 13°23′02″N 74°54′14″E / 13.384°N 74.904°E / 13.384; 74.904Coordinates: 13°23′02″N 74°54′14″E / 13.384°N 74.904°E / 13.384; 74.904
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Udupi
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 576 124
Telephone code 08252
Vehicle registration KA-20

Perdoor is located about 20 km from Udupi on the way to Hebri.

Places of Interest[edit]

Perdoor has an ancient temple of Lord Sri Ananthapadmanabha in the center of the village, is known to be more than 1,000 years old. There is a pushkarani (water tank with steps on all the sides) attached to the temple. The temple is famous for the offering of 1001 (savirada ondu) bananas, to the deity, by people on fulfillment of their wishes (harike seva). Perdoor sankranti in every month is very famous, attracting thousands of people. Sri Ananthapadmanabha car festival (or "Jatra") typically falls on 16th March is celebrated with lot of energy in the form of jatra. Lot of people come to join jatra on that day. Saviraprandh is offered that day to Sri Ananthapadmanabha Swamy to a lot extent. Corporation, Syndicate and Vijaya banks are the 3 banks in Perdoor.

How to reach[edit]

Frequent bus service is available from the district headquarters of Udupi. Buses plying from Udupi to Shivamogga, Bhadravati and many other via Agumbhe route pass through Perdoor on the way to Someshwar via Hebri. Local transport is through autorickshaw and jeep. There are plenty of buses plying from Udipi to Hebri (via perdur). The average commuting time is approximately 45 minutes by bus (udipi to perdur). Surrounding villages are Bairampally, Bellampally, Bannapally.

Education[edit]

There is a high school started by Manipal Education Academy, has provided quality education for children from in and around the village for many decades now. An Industrial training institute has been set up recently in this village. Also the old B.M. School has been changed into an English Medium School off late. Perdoor high school is attracting students from Doopadakatte, Alangaar, Bukkigudde, Paadigaara, Hathrabailu, Gundyadka, Kallangala, Santyaar, Alangaar and from far away places such as Donderangadi and Hebri for the last 2-3 decades. During the academic year 2011-12 started full time degree college of Science and Arts stream. It also contains science college. Perdoor also has B.M Primary School, which was started more than 100 years back providing education up to 7th grade, and also has one other Primary school called AP School. Thousands of children have studied in these two primary schools as of now.

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