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PEID: 42921

ROP: 116075

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other Backward Class

Language: Bhojpuri - (bho)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Bangladesh

Also found in: United States

Population: 2,020,000

Global Population: 2,020,325

PEID: 42921

ROP: 116075

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Bihari of Bangladesh, numbering 2,020,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Other Backward Class people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,020,325 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Bhojpuri. The primary religion practiced by the Bihari is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.

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