PEID: 49703

ROP: 117842

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asian Buddhist

Language: Tai - (taw)

Alternate Name(s): Turung, Shyam, Tairong, Tairung, Tai

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Theravada

Country: India

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Population: 2,300

Global Population: 2,300

PEID: 49703

ROP: 117842

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Turun of India, numbering 2,300, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the South Asian Buddhist people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Tai. The primary religion practiced by the Turun is Theravada Buddhism, the oldest surviving branch of Buddhism.

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