• PEOPLE NAME: CHAMAR (PAHARI) OF INDIA


PEID: 48215

ROP: 117049

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Nepali-Pahari

Language: Garhwali - (gbm)

Alternate Name(s): Chamehar, Ramdasia, Chamar, Chambhar, Raigar

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

Also found in:

Population: 620,000

Global Population: 620,000


PEID: 48215

ROP: 117049

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity


Overview: The Chamar (Pahari) of India, numbering 620,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nepali-Pahari people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Garhwali. The primary religion practiced by the Chamar (Pahari) is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.


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