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PEID: 42058

ROP: 113816

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Hindu

Language: Maithili - (mai)

Alternate Name(s): Turha, Tomra, Tomar, Turaiha

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: India

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Population: 365,000

Global Population: 365,000

PEID: 42058

ROP: 113816

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Turha of India, numbering 365,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the OBC Hindu people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Maithili. The primary religion practiced by the Turha is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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