PEID: 48198

ROP: 117030

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Bhojpur-Maithili

Language: Bhojpuri - (bho)

Alternate Name(s): Barhai, Mistry, Sharmaji, Vishwakarma, Thakur

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

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Population: 1,440,000

Global Population: 1,440,000

PEID: 48198

ROP: 117030

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Bhojpuri-speaking Badhai of India, numbering 1,440,000, 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 Bhojpuri. The primary religion practiced by the Bhojpuri-speaking Badhai 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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