• PEOPLE CLUSTER: DARZI

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 7

Population: 3,827,500

Unreached people groups: 7

UPG population: 3,827,500

Unengaged UPGs: 1

UUPG population: 28,000

Number of countries: 1


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: The Darzi (Darji) community name derives from a Persian word meaning 'to sew'. They are an occupational community employed mainly as tailors. Hindu Darzi are distributed in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa and Karnataka. Muslim Darzi are largely concentrated in Uttar Pradesh.

Peoples within this cluster: Darzi, Gujarati; Darzi, Hindu; Darzi, Marathi; Darzi, Marwari; Darzi, Muslim; Darzi, Oriya; Darzi, Telugu

Countries where they are found: India


People groups: 7

Population: 3,827,500

Unreached people groups: 7

UPG population: 3,827,500

Unengaged UPGs: 1

UUPG population: 28,000

Number of countries: 1