• PEOPLE NAME: MAHLI OF INDIA

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PEID: 41634

ROP: 106041

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Other

Language: Sadri - (sck)

Alternate Name(s): Maheli, Mahili

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

Also found in: Bangladesh

Population: 497,000

Global Population: 520,000


PEID: 41634

ROP: 106041

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity


Overview: The Mahli of India, numbering 497,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Hindu - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 520,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Sadri. The primary religion practiced by the Mahli 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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