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PEID: 41500

ROP: 112331

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mallah

Language: Bengali - (ben)

Alternate Name(s): Jhalo, Malo, Malo Patni

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

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Population: 527,000

Global Population: 527,000

PEID: 41500

ROP: 112331

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Jhalo Malo of India, numbering 527,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Mallah people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Bengali. The primary religion practiced by the Jhalo Malo 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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