• PEOPLE NAME: URDU-SPEAKING PATHAN OF INDIA

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PEID: 46336

ROP: 116298

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - Pashtun

Language: Urdu - (urd)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: India

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Population: 4,440,000

Global Population: 4,440,000


PEID: 46336

ROP: 116298

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Urdu-speaking Pathan of India, numbering 4,440,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Muslim - Pashtun people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Urdu. The primary religion practiced by the Urdu-speaking Pathan 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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