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PEID: 41549

ROP: 113332

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other Dalit

Language: Bengali - (ben)

Alternate Name(s): Maheshwar, Ghatwal, Gehatwan

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

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Population: 271,000

Global Population: 271,000

PEID: 41549

ROP: 113332

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Patni of India, numbering 271,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Other Dalit 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 Patni 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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