• PEOPLE NAME: RAJBANSI OF BANGLADESH

Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Dalit - Rajbansi

Language: Rangpuri - (rkt)

Alternate Name(s): Bongshi, Tajpuri

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Bangladesh

Also found in: India; Nepal

Population: 20,000

Global Population: 4,636,000


PEID: 1210

ROP: 108268

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Rajbansi of Bangladesh, numbering 20,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Dalit - Rajbansi people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,636,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Rangpuri. The primary religion practiced by the Rajbansi is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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