• PEOPLE CLUSTER: OBC MUSLIM - ARAIN


QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 4

Population: 230,800

Unreached people groups: 4

UPG population: 230,800

Unengaged UPGs: 3

UUPG population: 108,800

Number of countries: 1


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: The Arain are described as a gardening and cultivating caste, largely settled in Delhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Bihar. They follow the Sunni sect of Islam. While the majority are landholders, engaged in traditional cultivation and animal husbandry, some are employed in government or private jobs.

  -- K. S. Singh, People of India, Volume IV. India's Communities A-G. Delhi: Oxford University Press (1998), pp. 112-115

Peoples within this cluster: Arain, Kannauji; Arain, Muslim; Arain, Pahari; Arain, Panjabi

Countries where they are found: India


People groups: 4

Population: 230,800

Unreached people groups: 4

UPG population: 230,800

Unengaged UPGs: 3

UUPG population: 108,800

Number of countries: 1