• PEOPLE NAME: GARO OF INDIA

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By Gerald Roberts

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PEID: 41444

ROP: 103233

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Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Garo-Tripuri

Language: Garo - (grt)

Alternate Name(s): Ghara, Garoo

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: India

Also found in: Bangladesh

Population: 1,140,000

Global Population: 1,237,500


PEID: 41444

ROP: 103233

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Garo of India, numbering 1,140,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Garo-Tripuri people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,237,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Garo. The primary religion practiced by the Garo 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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