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PEID: 1188

ROP: 106268

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other Backward Class

Language: Manipuri - (mni)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Bangladesh

Also found in: India; Myanmar

Population: 41,000

Global Population: 1,944,000

PEID: 1188

ROP: 106268

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical

Overview: The Manipuri of Bangladesh, numbering 41,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Backward Class people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,944,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Manipuri. The primary religion practiced by the Manipuri 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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