PEID: 41493

ROP: 113864

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Forward Caste - Other

Language: Tamil - (tam)

Alternate Name(s): Vellalar, Vellala Pillai, Agamu, Daiyan, Kanakku Pillai, Karnakar, Thulva

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

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Population: 2,875,000

Global Population: 2,875,000

PEID: 41493

ROP: 113864

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Vellalar of India, numbering 2,875,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Forward Caste - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Tamil. The primary religion practiced by the Vellalar is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.

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