• PEOPLE CLUSTER: VOKKALIGA

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By Patel Bandhu

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 1

Population: 6,130,000

Unreached people groups: 1

UPG population: 6,130,000

Unengaged UPGs: 0

UUPG population: 0

Number of countries: 1


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: The Vokkaliga are a major Hindu land owning commumunity in the Karnataka state of India. Some of their subgroups are also distributed in the adjoining areas of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. The Vokkaliga are non-vegetarian. Their clans are typically exogamous. Kannada is their mother tongue but they also speak Malayalam.

  -- K. S. Singh, People of India, Volume VI. India's Communities A-G. Delhi: Oxford University Press (1998), pp. 3666-3680

Peoples within this cluster: Vakkaliga

Countries where they are found: India


People groups: 1

Population: 6,130,000

Unreached people groups: 1

UPG population: 6,130,000

Unengaged UPGs: 0

UUPG population: 0

Number of countries: 1