Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other Dalit

Language: Telugu - (tel)

Alternate Name(s): Chakkiliyar, Chucklers, Arundhatiyar, Arava Chakkali, Kristava Arundhatiyar, Madari, Pagadai

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

Also found in:

Population: 1,160,000

Global Population: 1,160,000

PEID: 41373

ROP: 111805

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Chakkiliyan of India, numbering 1,160,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Dalit 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 Chakkiliyan 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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