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PEID: 41919

ROP: 112932

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Mala

Language: Telugu - (tel)

Alternate Name(s): Mala Dasu, Mala Dayyorlu

Primary Religion: Hinduism - Folk Hinduism

Country: India

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Population: 29,500

Global Population: 29,500

PEID: 41919

ROP: 112932

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Mala Dasari of India, numbering 29,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Mala people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Telugu. The primary religion practiced by the Mala Dasari is Folk Hinduism, characterized by local traditions and cults of local deities worshiped at the community level.

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