PEID: 46219

ROP: 116771

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Hindu - Teli

Language: Bhojpuri - (bho)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: India

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Population: 1,555,000

Global Population: 1,555,000

PEID: 46219

ROP: 116771

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Bhojpuri-speaking Teli of India, numbering 1,555,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the OBC Hindu - Teli people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Bhojpuri. The primary religion practiced by the Bhojpuri-speaking Teli is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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