South Asian Peoples
The Bihari are an ethnic group who trace their origins to the ancient state of Bihar, what today is the states of Bihar and Jharkhand. They typically speak one of more Bihari languages, a language family that includes Bhojpuri and Maithili, though Hindi is widely used in most formal contexts. Hindus, Muslims and Christians are all numbered among the people groups classified as Bihari.
Peoples within this cluster:
Bagal; Bakho; Bandawat; Bania, Agarwal, Magahi; Bania, Angika; Bania, Magahi; Bania, Maithili; Bedia; Bhuihar; Bhuiyar; Brahman, Magadi; Dhamin; Dhekaru; Dhobi, Magahi; Ghatwar; Gond (Sadri); Jadupetia; Kahar, Magahi; Kalal, Sadri; Kisan, Sadri; Kurmi, Magahi; Lohar, Magahi; Musasa; Nagbanshi; Nagesia; Nagpuri Bihari; Purbia; Rajput, Magahi; Rajput, Sadri; Ranchi; Shaikh, Magahi; Teli, Magahi; Yadava, Angika; Yadava, Magahi; Yadava, Sadri
Countries where they are found:
Bangladesh; India; Nepal
Unreached people groups:
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