PEID: 46289

ROP: 116786

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Hindu - Nai

Language: Maithili - (mai)

Alternate Name(s): Nawid, Navid

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

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Population: 219,000

Global Population: 219,000

PEID: 46289

ROP: 116786

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Maithili-speaking Nai of India, numbering 219,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the OBC Hindu - Nai 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 Maithili-speaking Nai is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.

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