• PEOPLE CLUSTER: CHAMAR (BHAMBI) - DALIT



QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 3

Population: 20,250

Unreached people groups: 3

UPG population: 20,250

Unengaged UPGs: 3

UUPG population: 20,250

Number of countries: 1


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: The Chamar are a Dalit community of India. They are found throughout the Indian subcontinent, mainly in the northern states of India and in Pakistan and Nepal. They are also known as Bhambi. Dalit is a Sanskrit term meaning "broken or scattered" and refers to the lowest caste in India, often characterized as "untouchable".

Peoples within this cluster: Chamar (Assamese); Mochi (Malayalam); Mochi (Tamil)

Countries where they are found: India


People groups: 3

Population: 20,250

Unreached people groups: 3

UPG population: 20,250

Unengaged UPGs: 3

UUPG population: 20,250

Number of countries: 1