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Darzada in Pakistan


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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
177,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Darzada in Pakistan

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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.


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Country: Pakistan
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:8 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:177,000
Largest Provinces:
Balochistan (172,000)
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Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Darzada
People Name General: Darzada
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 115571
Joshua Project People ID: 19439
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 177,000
Population all Countries: 177,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - other
People Name General: Darzada
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Balochi, Southern (138,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): bcc    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Balochi, Eastern (33,000)Saraiki (15,000)
Urdu (3,400)Sindhi (3,100)
Jadgali (100)
Total Languages: 6
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam100.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1992-1994
New Testament:
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Balochi, Southern
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoWorld Christian Videos
GeneralBible for Children
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GeneralGospel resources links
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
Text / Printed MatterBible: Balochi, Southern
Text / Printed MatterBible: Balochi, Southern
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Darzada in Pakistan

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People Cluster
    South Asia Muslim - other     Asia, South    
      Darzada Pakistan    
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            Darzada in Pakistan          
      Religion Language  
      Islam     Balochi, Southern  
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