Sarki

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Published Date: 2020-02-28

Sarki (Ethenic Group)

Sarki/Mijar (Nepali: सार्की is a Khas. The 1854 Nepalese

Muluki Ain (Legal Code) categorized Sarki as

category. Sarki are categorized under "Hill Dalit" among

the 9 broad social groups, along with DamaiBadiKami

and Gaine by the Government of Nepal. They are found

in the region of the Himalayas and referred to in the Nepali and Thakali languages.

In the rigid Hindu caste system of Sikkim they are treated as being a polluting community.

According to 2011 Nepal census, Sarki make up 1.4% of Nepal's population (or 374,816 peoples).

Source: Wikipedia 

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