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PEID: 41446

ROP: 111569

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - Other

Language: Urdu - (urd)

Alternate Name(s): Pakhali, Shaikh Abbasi,Bhisti, Sekh Abbasi, Sheikh Abbasi, Sakka, Mashki, Maski, Parkhali, Abbasi, Saqqa

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: India

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Population: 661,000

Global Population: 661,000

PEID: 41446

ROP: 111569

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity

Overview: The Bhisti of India, numbering 661,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Muslim - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Urdu. The primary religion practiced by the Bhisti is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

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