PEID: 48198

ROP: 117030

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Badhai

Language: Bhojpuri - (bho)

Alternate Name(s): Barhai, Mistry, Sharmaji, Vishwakarma, Thakur

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

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Population: 1,335,000

Global Population: 1,335,000

PEID: 48198

ROP: 117030

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Badhai (Bhojpuri) of India, numbering 1,335,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Badhai 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 Badhai (Bhojpuri) 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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