• PEOPLE NAME: TELUGU-SPEAKING SHAIKHS OF INDIA


PEID: 46186

ROP: 116704

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Muslim - Shaikh

Language: Telugu - (tel)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: India

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Population: 1,060,000

Global Population: 1,060,000


PEID: 46186

ROP: 116704

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Telugu-speaking Shaikhs of India, numbering 1,060,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the OBC Muslim - Shaikh people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Telugu. The primary religion practiced by the Telugu-speaking Shaikhs is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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