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PEID: 41509

ROP: 111764

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Muslim

Language: Shekhawati - (swv)

Alternate Name(s): Gadwa, Gadwi, Charan, Gadvi, Birm, Bhatt, Phaniwale

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

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Population: 207,000

Global Population: 207,000

PEID: 41509

ROP: 111764

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Charan of India, numbering 207,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the OBC Muslim people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Shekhawati. The primary religion practiced by the Charan 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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