• PEOPLE NAME: TAMIL-SPEAKING SHAIKHS OF INDIA


PEID: 46183

ROP: 116703

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tamil

Language: Tamil - (tam)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: India

Also found in:

Population: 505,000

Global Population: 505,000


PEID: 46183

ROP: 116703

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Tamil-speaking Shaikhs of India, numbering 505,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Tamil people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Tamil. The primary religion practiced by the Tamil-speaking Shaikhs is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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