• PEOPLE CLUSTER: DALIT - PASI

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People groups: 2

Population: 9,479,400

Unreached people groups: 2

UPG population: 9,479,400

Unengaged UPGs: 1

UUPG population: 9,400

Number of countries: 1


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: The Pasi are a Dalit community of India. They are mainly distributed in Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh. They are divided into subgroups including the Gujjar Pasi, Kaith Pasi and Baurasi Pasi. 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 VI. India's Communities N-Z. Delhi: Oxford University Press (1998). Pp. 2794-2797

Peoples within this cluster: Pasi, Hindu; Pasi, Muslim

Countries where they are found: India


People groups: 2

Population: 9,479,400

Unreached people groups: 2

UPG population: 9,479,400

Unengaged UPGs: 1

UUPG population: 9,400

Number of countries: 1