• PEOPLE NAME: ORAON OF BANGLADESH

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PEID: 1195

ROP: 107674

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tribal

Language: Kurukh - (kru)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Bangladesh

Also found in: Bhutan; India; Nepal

Population: 14,500

Global Population: 5,665,200


PEID: 1195

ROP: 107674

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Oraon of Bangladesh, numbering 14,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Tribal people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 5,665,200 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Kurukh. The primary religion practiced by the Oraon is Evangelical Protestantism, a worldwide trans-denominational movement within Protestant Christianity that believes the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace alone, solely through faith in the atonement of Jesus Christ.


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