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PEID: 41716

ROP: 112835

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mallah

Language: Bengali - (ben)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: India

Also found in: Nepal

Population: 4,040,000

Global Population: 4,204,000

PEID: 41716

ROP: 112835

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Mallah of India, numbering 4,040,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Mallah people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,204,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Bengali. The primary religion practiced by the Mallah is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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