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PEID: 41801

ROP: 112723

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Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Malayali

Language: Kannada Kurumba - (kfi)

Alternate Name(s): Mullu Kuruman, Mullu Kurumba, Mulla Kurumar, Vette Kuruman, Betta Kuruman

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: India

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Population: 57,000

Global Population: 57,000

PEID: 41801

ROP: 112723

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Kuruman of India, numbering 57,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malayali people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Kannada Kurumba. The primary religion practiced by the Kuruman is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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