• PEOPLE CLUSTER: BADHAI

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People groups: 6

Population: 7,184,000

Unreached people groups: 6

UPG population: 7,184,000

Unengaged UPGs: 1

UUPG population: 841,000

Number of countries: 2


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: An occupational community, the Badhai (Barhai) derive their name from a Sanskrit word meaning cutting and continue to primarily engage in the occupation of carpentry. They are mainly distributed in Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Chandigarh.

   -- K. S. Singh, People of India, Volume IV. India's Communities A-G. Delhi: Oxford University Press (1998), pp. 158-161

Peoples within this cluster: Badhai, Bhojpuri; Badhai, Chhattisgarhi; Badhai, Hindu; Badhai, Marathi; Badhai, Odia

Countries where they are found: India; Nepal


People groups: 6

Population: 7,184,000

Unreached people groups: 6

UPG population: 7,184,000

Unengaged UPGs: 1

UUPG population: 841,000

Number of countries: 2