South Asian Peoples
The Mala are a Dalit community of India. They are mainly concentrated in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana but are also distributed in Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Karnataka and Maharashtra. Dalit is a Sanskrit term meaning "broken or scattered" and refers to the lowest caste in India, often characterized as "untouchable".
-- K. S. Singh, People of India. Volume V. India's Communities H-M. Delhi: Oxford University Press (1998). Pp. 2122-2129
Peoples within this cluster:
Arwa Mala; Mala; Mala Dasari; Mala Jangam; Mala Masti; Mala Sale
Countries where they are found:
Unreached people groups:
Number of countries: