• PEOPLE NAME: KANNADA-SPEAKING NAIKDA OF INDIA

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PEID: 41318

ROP: 113250

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Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Kannada

Language: Kannada - (kan)

Alternate Name(s): Nayaka, Cholivala, Kapadia Nayaka, Mota Nayaka, Nana Nayaka, Cholivala Nayaka

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

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Population: 4,385,000

Global Population: 4,385,000


PEID: 41318

ROP: 113250

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Kannada-speaking Naikda of India, numbering 4,385,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Kannada people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Kannada. The primary religion practiced by the Kannada-speaking Naikda 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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