PEID: 48710

ROP: 116504

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Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Bengali

Language: Sylheti - (syl)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Bangladesh

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Population: 1,360,000

Global Population: 1,360,000

PEID: 48710

ROP: 116504

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Hindu Syloti Bengali of Bangladesh, numbering 1,360,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bengali people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Bangladesh. Their primary language is Sylheti. The primary religion practiced by the Hindu Syloti Bengali 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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