Darzada in Pakistan

The Darzada have only been reported in Pakistan
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest Pakistan census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

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.


Scripture Prayers for the Darzada in Pakistan.


References

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


Profile Source:   Global Prayer Digest  

People Name General Darzada
People Name in Country Darzada
Pronunciation dar-ZAH-dah
Population this Country 177,000
Population all Countries 177,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 4
Alternate Names दर्ज़ादा
People ID 19439
ROP3 Code 115571
Country Pakistan
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 8  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Country Pakistan
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 8  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 1
  Balochistan 172,000
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Balochi, Southern (138,000 speakers)
Language Code bcc   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
Balochi, Eastern
33,000
Saraiki
15,000
Urdu
3,400
Sindhi
3,100
Jadgali
100
Primary Language Balochi, Southern (138,000 speakers)
Language Code bcc   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
  Balochi, Eastern 33,000
  Saraiki 15,000
  Urdu 3,400
  Sindhi 3,100
  Jadgali 100
People Groups Speaking Balochi, Southern
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
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest Pakistan census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Photo Source (Representative photo)
Shoaeb Hameed - Pixabay 
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Global Prayer Digest  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more