• PEOPLE NAME: MARATHI-SPEAKING TELI OF INDIA


PEID: 46222

ROP: 116778

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Hindu - Teli

Language: Marathi - (mar)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: India

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Population: 1,325,000

Global Population: 1,325,000


PEID: 46222

ROP: 116778

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Marathi-speaking Teli of India, numbering 1,325,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the OBC Hindu - Teli people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Marathi. The primary religion practiced by the Marathi-speaking Teli is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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