Darzada in Pakistan

The Darzada have only been reported in Pakistan
Population
134,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Darzada people of Pakistan originated from Makran, a coastal region of Baloch Province. They speak Southern Baloch.


Where Are they Located?

The Darzada people of Pakistan originated from Makran, a coastal region of Baloch Province. Most of them still live there. They speak Southern Baloch. Some live in the adjacent Sindh Province. Others live in Iran, Iraq, Syria, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Darzada people come from many walks of life. There are Darzada people who are famous singers, politicians, and poets.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Darzada people are almost all Sunni Muslims who believe that they must be saved by their works of obedience to Allah. There is no savior in Islam. They can easily go through their entire lives without having contact with one person who truly follows Christ.


What Are Their Needs?

The Darzada people need to hear that there is no forgiveness of sin apart from Jesus Christ, the Savior who paid for all sin.


Prayer Points

* Pray that this will be the year when the Darzada people hear that Jesus Christ is the only Savior.
* Pray for the Holy Spirit to move throughout Baloch Province, especially in Makran, the home of many Darzada people.
* Pray for the Lord to bring about a church planting movement among the Darzada people.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darzada


Profile Source:   Global Prayer Digest 

People Name General Darzada
People Name in Country Darzada
Population in Pakistan 134,000
World Population 134,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 2
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names दर्ज़ादा
People ID 19439
ROP3 Code 115571
Country Pakistan
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 4  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Pakistan
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 4  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 1
  Balochistan (134,000)
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Balochi, Southern (92,000 speakers)
Language Code bcc   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 7
Secondary Languages
Balochi, Eastern
(15,000)
Waneci
(8,600)
Urdu
(4,500)
Saraiki
(3,500)
Balochi, Western
(2,300)
Jadgali
(200)
People Groups Speaking Balochi, Southern
Primary Language Balochi, Southern (92,000 speakers)
Language Code bcc   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 7
Secondary Languages
  Balochi, Eastern (15,000)
  Waneci (8,600)
  Urdu (4,500)
  Saraiki (3,500)
  Balochi, Western (2,300)
  Jadgali (200)
People Groups Speaking Balochi, Southern

Primary Language:  Balochi, Southern

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1992-1994)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1999)
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Balochi, Southern
Film / Video The Prophets Story - Tamil Musalmani (Indigitube.tv)
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
Unknown
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Profile Source Global Prayer Digest 
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
Religion Values * From Pakistan census data.  Current values may differ.


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