Socio - Economic Attributes of Nagarathars

Keywords: Nagarram, Nagaraththar, Pattinam


The paper discusses the various trade and mercantile activities of Nagaraththar community since the 3rd century BCE. By highlighting the various issues relating to trade and guilds the author furnishes the relation between the term Nagarram and Nagaraththar. Further various place names of the ancient period have been studied and the present name of those places is mentioned. The Nagaraththar settlement in the Chettinadu region is well understood in this discussion. Also, the names of various highways, transit routes, and trade routes are mentioned.

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Charlson, D. (2022). Socio - Economic Attributes of Nagarathars. Shanlax International Journal of Economics, 11(1), 71-75.