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PEID: 41669

ROP: 111459

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Dalit - Other

Language: Maithili - (mai)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: India

Also found in: Nepal

Population: 159,000

Global Population: 209,000

PEID: 41669

ROP: 111459

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Bantar of India, numbering 159,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Dalit - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 209,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Maithili. The primary religion practiced by the Bantar is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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