Domar in India

Joshua Project has identified the Domar only in India

Population

33,700

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Global Prayer Digest / Keith Carey


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.



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Country India
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country
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People Name General Domar
People Name in Country Domar
ROP3 Code 115490
Joshua Project People ID 19035
Indigenous Yes
Population in India 33,700
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Hindi 31,259 Bundeli 1,390 Kanauji 575 Bhojpuri 360
Awadhi 230 Garhwali 181 Kumaoni 80
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Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Hindi
People Name General Domar
Ethnic Code CNN25g
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Largest Religion Hinduism
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
0.00%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
100.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
0.00%
Protestant
0.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
0.00%
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