• PEOPLE CLUSTER: DALIT - NAMASSEJ


QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 4

Population: 5,337,000

Unreached people groups: 4

UPG population: 5,337,000

Unengaged UPGs: 2

UUPG population: 1,074,000

Number of countries: 1


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: The Namassej (Namasudra) are a Dalit community of India. They are mainly concentrated in West Bengal, Assam, Tripura and Bihar. 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: Namasudra, Assamese; Namasudra, Hindi; Namasudra, Hindu; Namasudra, Tripuri

Countries where they are found: India


People groups: 4

Population: 5,337,000

Unreached people groups: 4

UPG population: 5,337,000

Unengaged UPGs: 2

UUPG population: 1,074,000

Number of countries: 1