• PEOPLE NAME: DANDASI OF INDIA


PEID: 41715

ROP: 111883

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Dalit - Other

Language: Odia - (ory)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: India

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Population: 84,500

Global Population: 84,500


PEID: 41715

ROP: 111883

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Dandasi of India, numbering 84,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Dalit - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Odia. The primary religion practiced by the Dandasi is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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