• PEOPLE NAME: SHAIKH (BHOJPURI) OF NEPAL


PEID: 46195

ROP: 116689

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Bhojpur-Maithili

Language: Bhojpuri - (bho)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Nepal

Also found in: India

Population: 256,000

Global Population: 1,791,000


PEID: 46195

ROP: 116689

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Shaikh (Bhojpuri) of Nepal, numbering 256,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bhojpur-Maithili people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,791,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Bhojpuri. The primary religion practiced by the Shaikh (Bhojpuri) is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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