South Asian Peoples
Banjara refers to a cluster of related peoples distributed across western and southern India. Traditionally a nomadic community, today they are a more settled, trading community. The Banjara mainly speak Lambadi, part of the Rajasthani language family, but often also speak a major regional language.
-- K. S. Singh, People of India, Volume IV. India's Communities A-G. Delhi: Oxford University Press (1998), pp. 268-281439
Peoples within this cluster:
Banjara, Bundelkhandi; Banjara, Haryanvi; Banjara, Hindi; Banjara, Kannada; Banjara, Marathi; Banjara, Marwari; Banjara, Oriya; Banjara, Rajasthani; Banjara, Sikh; Banjara, Telugu
Countries where they are found:
Unreached people groups:
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