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PEID: 41519

ROP: 113638

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Sikh - Other

Language: Panjabi - (pan)

Alternate Name(s): Rai Sikh

Primary Religion: Sikhism

Country: India

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Population: 1,505,000

Global Population: 1,505,000

PEID: 41519

ROP: 113638

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Mahtam of India, numbering 1,505,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Sikh - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Panjabi. The primary religion practiced by the Mahtam is Sikhism, a monotheistic religion founded in the Punjab region of India in the 15th century. Sikhs value truth as the highest ideal and pursue truthful living, rejecting the Indian caste system in favor of the equality of all humans.

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