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PEID: 45982

ROP: 115737

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Forward Caste - Brahmin

Language: Maithili - (mai)

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Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

Also found in: Nepal

Population: 1,200,000

Global Population: 1,616,000

PEID: 45982

ROP: 115737

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Maithili-speaking Brahmans of India, numbering 1,200,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Forward Caste - Brahmin people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,616,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Maithili. The primary religion practiced by the Maithili-speaking Brahmans 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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