• PEOPLE NAME: HARYANVI-SPEAKING JAINS OF INDIA


PEID: 47960

ROP: 116463

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Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Hindi

Language: Haryanvi - (bgc)

Alternate Name(s): Sravagi, Vaisya

Primary Religion: Other Religions - Jainism

Country: India

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Population: 363,000

Global Population: 363,000


PEID: 47960

ROP: 116463

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Haryanvi-speaking Jains of India, numbering 363,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Hindi people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Haryanvi. The primary religion practiced by the Haryanvi-speaking Jains is Jainism, an Indian religion that promotes non-violence towards all living beings and emphasizes the necessity of self-effort to move the soul towards divine consciousness and liberation.


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