• PEOPLE CLUSTER: DUSADH - DALIT

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People groups: 2

Population: 7,440,000

Unreached people groups: 1

UPG population: 220,000

Unengaged UPGs: 0

UUPG population: 0

Number of countries: 2


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: The Dusadh (Dosadh, Dusad) are a Dalit community of India. They are distributed across the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal. Historically, the Dusadhs were palanquin bearers. 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: Dosadh, Hindu

Countries where they are found: India; Nepal


People groups: 2

Population: 7,440,000

Unreached people groups: 1

UPG population: 220,000

Unengaged UPGs: 0

UUPG population: 0

Number of countries: 2