Domar in India


Joshua Project has identified the Domar only in India

Population

33,900

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


A Pilgrimage

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Introduction / History

Are the Domar one or seven groups? Each of their seven subgroups claim to be have separate community status.

They are considered to be a Hindu people group, but like many people groups that are actually tribal, those from a rural background are not aware of the caste system. Hindus put the 34,000 Domars at the bottom level. Domars eat beef and pork, and they have their own sacred specialists. The Domars have their own family deities. They work as house cleaners, and they play musical instruments during ceremonies. These facts indicate low status and low caste. Other Domar people make winnowing fans or work for municipal boards, railways, or hospitals.

The Domar people have an interesting way of punishing members of their community. If someone is tried and found guilty in a trial, they are either shunned or forced to pay for a penal feast for the community. Their literacy rate is very low: less than nine percent can read, so those who want to take them the gospel should not rely on printed materials.


Prayer Points

* Pray for audio and visual evangelistic materials to find their way into Domar settlements.
* Pray for Christ’s ambassadors to use dramas and story-telling to help them see the glory of the Risen Lord.


People Name General Domar
People Name in Country Domar
Population in India 34,000
World Population 34,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bhangi, Mehtar
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Hindi
People Name General Domar
Ethnic Code CNN25g
People ID 19035
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 28  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Uttar Pradesh (34,000) Uttarakhand (300)
Total States on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Uttar Pradesh (34,000) Uttarakhand (300)

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Languages & Dialects on file:  7  (up to 20 largest shown)
Hindi (31,000) Bundeli (1,400) Kanauji (600) Bhojpuri (400)
Awadhi (200) Garhwali (200) Kumaoni (80)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Hindi 31,000 Bundeli 1,400
Kanauji 600 Bhojpuri 400
Awadhi 200 Garhwali 200
Kumaoni 80
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1806-1962)
New Testament Yes   (1811-1998)
Complete Bible Yes   (1818-2000)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Hindi Bible stories
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Fathers Love Letter
Film / Video Following Jesus (India)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
General Bible Visuals
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
General Yeshu Samaj
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Hindi Holy Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Hindi Holy Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
100.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
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Video Source: Create International
Profile Source: Global Prayer Digest / Keith Carey 
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