• PEOPLE NAME: NEPALI-SPEAKING DAMAI OF INDIA

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PEID: 41874

ROP: 111878

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Dalit - Other

Language: Nepali (individual language) - (npi)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: India

Also found in: Nepal

Population: 58,000

Global Population: 596,000


PEID: 41874

ROP: 111878

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Nepali-speaking Damai of India, numbering 58,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Dalit - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 596,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Nepali (individual language). The primary religion practiced by the Nepali-speaking Damai is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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