• PEOPLE NAME: YADAVA (MAITHILI) OF NEPAL


PEID: 46321

ROP: 116745

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Bhojpur-Maithili

Language: Maithili - (mai)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Nepal

Also found in: India

Population: 889,000

Global Population: 4,129,000


PEID: 46321

ROP: 116745

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Yadava (Maithili) of Nepal, numbering 889,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bhojpur-Maithili people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,129,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Maithili. The primary religion practiced by the Yadava (Maithili) 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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