• PEOPLE NAME: KISAN (KURUKH) OF INDIA


PEID: 41504

ROP: 116483

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Oraon

Language: Kurukh - (kru)

Alternate Name(s): Kisan, Kuda, Kola, Morvas, Birhors, Kora, Mircha

Primary Religion: Hinduism - Reformed Hinduism

Country: India

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Population: 496,000

Global Population: 496,000


PEID: 41504

ROP: 116483

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Kisan (Kurukh) of India, numbering 496,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Oraon people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Kurukh. The primary religion practiced by the Kisan (Kurukh) is Reformed Hinduism, one of a number of contemporary movements to bring reform to classic Hindu practices, typically with an emphasis on doing away with discrimination and the caste system.


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