Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Dalit - Valmiki

Language: Hindi - (hin)

Alternate Name(s): Chura, Mehtar, Olgana Rukhi, Malkhana, Halalkhor, Balmiki, Olagana, Halalkheo, Bhangia, Jamadar, Jharudar

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

Also found in:

Population: 503,000

Global Population: 503,000

PEID: 48220

ROP: 111546

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Hindi-speaking Bhangi of India, numbering 503,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Dalit - Valmiki people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Hindi. The primary religion practiced by the Hindi-speaking Bhangi 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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