• PEOPLE CLUSTER: OBC HINDU - NAI

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People groups: 20

Population: 9,945,400

Unreached people groups: 20

UPG population: 9,945,400

Unengaged UPGs: 7

UUPG population: 1,401,200

Number of countries: 1


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: The Nai (Napit) are an occupational caste of barbers found throughout India. Hair-cutting, shaving and match-making are the traditional occupations of the Nai. They are distributed in Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Chandigarh, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Assam and Tripura. In West Bengal, Assam, and Tripura they are called Napit.

   -- K. S. Singh, People of India, Volume VI. India's Communities N-Z. Delhi: Oxford University Press (1998), pp. 2546-2554

Peoples within this cluster: Bhondari; Nai, Assamese; Nai, Awadhi; Nai, Bengali; Nai, Bhojpuri; Nai, Chhattisgarhi; Nai, Haryanvi; Nai, Hindu; Nai, Jharkhandi; Nai, Kannada; Nai, Magala; Nai, Maithili; Nai, Mangala; Nai, Mewari; Nai, Odia; Nai, Pahari; Nai, Panjabi; Nai, Telugu; Nai, Valand; Ved

Countries where they are found: India


People groups: 20

Population: 9,945,400

Unreached people groups: 20

UPG population: 9,945,400

Unengaged UPGs: 7

UUPG population: 1,401,200

Number of countries: 1