PEID: 49868

ROP: 118907

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Forward Caste - Nair

Language: Malayalam - (mal)

Alternate Name(s): Chekkala, Chekkal Nair, Vattaykkatan Pillai

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

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Population: 30,500

Global Population: 30,500

PEID: 49868

ROP: 118907

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Cekkala of India, numbering 30,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Forward Caste - Nair people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Malayalam. The primary religion practiced by the Cekkala 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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