• PEOPLE NAME: GARIA OF INDIA

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PEID: 41236

ROP: 100567

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Assamese

Language: Assamese - (asm)

Alternate Name(s): Assamesse Muslims, Garia, Shaikh, - Assamese

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: India

Also found in: Bangladesh; Bhutan; United States

Population: 4,720,000

Global Population: 4,743,600


PEID: 41236

ROP: 100567

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity


Overview: The Garia of India, numbering 4,720,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Assamese people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,743,600 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Assamese. The primary religion practiced by the Garia is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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