Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Munda-Santal

Language: Mal Paharia - (mkb)

Alternate Name(s): Mal Pahariya

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

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Population: 222,000

Global Population: 222,000

PEID: 41653

ROP: 112837

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Mal Paharia of India, numbering 222,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Munda-Santal people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Mal Paharia. The primary religion practiced by the Mal Paharia 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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