• PEOPLE NAME: TELUGU OF BANGLADESH

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PEID: 1213

ROP: 109930

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Telugu

Language: Telugu - (tel)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Bangladesh

Also found in: Bahrain; Canada; Kuwait; Malaysia; Myanmar; Singapore; Sri Lanka; United Arab Emirates; United States

Population: 134,000

Global Population: 858,000


PEID: 1213

ROP: 109930

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Telugu of Bangladesh, numbering 134,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Telugu people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 858,000 in 10 countries. Their primary language is Telugu. The primary religion practiced by the Telugu 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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