• PEOPLE NAME: BHOJPURI-SPEAKING KURMI OF NEPAL


PEID: 46060

ROP: 116489

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Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Bhojpur-Maithili

Language: Bhojpuri - (bho)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Nepal

Also found in: India

Population: 291,000

Global Population: 4,771,000


PEID: 46060

ROP: 116489

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Bhojpuri-speaking Kurmi of Nepal, numbering 291,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bhojpur-Maithili people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,771,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Bhojpuri. The primary religion practiced by the Bhojpuri-speaking Kurmi 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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