• PEOPLE CLUSTER: OBC HINDU - BHOI


QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 8

Population: 4,370,000

Unreached people groups: 8

UPG population: 4,370,000

Unengaged UPGs: 4

UUPG population: 597,000

Number of countries: 1


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: The Bhoi (Bauri, Basuri) are an occupational caste known as those who carry a litter or palanquin. They are distributed in Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Assam. In Odisha they are notified as a scheduled caste, while in Assam they are included among the scheduled tribes.

   -- K. S. Singh, People of India, Volume IV. India's Communities A-G. Delhi: Oxford University Press (1998), pp. 444-449

Peoples within this cluster: Bhoi, Angika; Bhoi, Awadhi; Bhoi, Chhattisgarhi; Bhoi, Gujarati; Bhoi, Hindu; Bhoi, Marathi; Bhoi, Odia; Naoda

Countries where they are found: India


People groups: 8

Population: 4,370,000

Unreached people groups: 8

UPG population: 4,370,000

Unengaged UPGs: 4

UUPG population: 597,000

Number of countries: 1