South Asian Peoples
The Sonar are an occupational caste of jewellers spread across much of northern, central and eastern India. The community name is derived from the the Sanskrit word for gold, and reflects their traditional occupation as goldsmiths. The Sonar are predominantly Hindu.
-- K. S. Singh, People of India, Volume VI. India's Communities N-Z. Delhi: Oxford University Press (1998), pp. 3335-3348
Peoples within this cluster:
Sonar; Sonar Bail Pattur; Sonar Kamila
Countries where they are found:
Unreached people groups:
Number of countries: