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 Universal Declaration of Human Rights

PDF version for the language Danuwar
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Danuwar

Source: Danuwar Jagaran Samiti




Profile


Native Name
None

Total Speakers
According to the latest Census, of their total of 84,115, approximately 45,821 people speak their mother-tongue.


Usage By Country
Nepal.

Background
Of 59 indigenous nationalities recognized by government, Danuwar is one of the highly marginalized communities in Nepal. They are one of the largest populace among the indigenous nationalities of Inner Terai, the enclosed plains between the Chure foothills and Mahabharat Lekha. They are known with different titles such as Danuwar, Dunawar, Dronwar and Donwar and so on. They have their own traditional beliefs, language, ornaments, clothing, housing settlements and folklores..

Received 3/31/2014
Posted 4/2/2014
Checked 3/31/2014