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PEID: 41670

ROP: 112954

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other Backward Class

Language: Mewari - (mtr)

Alternate Name(s): Mer Kathak, Merat Kathat

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: India

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Population: 391,000

Global Population: 391,000

PEID: 41670

ROP: 112954

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Merat of India, numbering 391,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Other Backward Class people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Mewari. The primary religion practiced by the Merat is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.

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