• PEOPLE NAME: MALI (MAITHILI) OF INDIA


PEID: 47904

ROP: 116765

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Bhojpur-Maithili

Language: Maithili - (mai)

Alternate Name(s): Malakar, Malakkar

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

Also found in:

Population: 30,500

Global Population: 30,500


PEID: 47904

ROP: 116765

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Mali (Maithili) of India, numbering 30,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bhojpur-Maithili people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Maithili. The primary religion practiced by the Mali (Maithili) is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.


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