PEID: 49402

ROP: 111825

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Valmiki

Language: Dogri (individual language) - (dgo)

Alternate Name(s): Cura (derogatory), Chuhra (derogatory), Cuhra (derogatory), Chuhre (derogatory), Balmiki, Chura (derogatory), Bhangi, Khakrobe, Chaamri, Jemadar (derogatory)

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

Also found in: Pakistan

Population: 57,000

Global Population: 809,000

PEID: 49402

ROP: 111825

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Chuhra of India, numbering 57,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Valmiki people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 809,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Dogri (individual language). The primary religion practiced by the Chuhra 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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