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PEID: 1191

ROP: 106847

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Affinity Group: SEAP

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Kuki-Chin-Naga

Language: Mru - (mro)

Alternate Name(s): Murong

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Bangladesh

Also found in: Myanmar

Population: 38,000

Global Population: 81,000

PEID: 1191

ROP: 106847

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Mru of Bangladesh, numbering 38,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Kuki-Chin-Naga people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 81,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Mru. The primary religion practiced by the Mru is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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