Daroga (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan

Daroga (Muslim traditions)
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People Name: Daroga (Muslim traditions)
Country: Pakistan
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 2,800
World Population: 2,800
Primary Language: Saraiki
Primary Religion: Islam
Christian Adherents: 0.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: New Testament
Online Audio NT: Yes
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - other
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
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Introduction / History

Daroga means "inspector" or "overseer." It is also a surname for Muslim families. However, the Daroga people group is small, and it’s only located in Pakistan. They speak the Saraiki language.

What Are Their Lives Like?

One can find members of the Daroga community working in law enforcement, business or as government employees.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Like other Sunni Muslims, the Daroga people celebrate Muharram, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. They also have their own festivals and religious practices.

What Are Their Needs?

The Daroga people need to put their hope in the King of kings, realizing that he is the one who gives them worth and dignity.

Prayer Points

Pray for loving workers to go to the Daroga people until there are disciples who make more disciples.

Pray the Lord will prepare the hearts of the Daroga to understand and to believe the gospel.

Pray for the Lord to bless the Daroga people with adequate education and medical facilities.

Pray for the Lord to bless the Daroga people so abundantly that they will see he is the only one worthy of praise and worship.

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