PEID: 48195

ROP: 117040

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Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Punjabi

Language: Panjabi - (pan)

Alternate Name(s): Balmik, Valmiki, Chura, Bhangi

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

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Population: 1,125,000

Global Population: 1,125,000

PEID: 48195

ROP: 117040

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Panjabi-speaking Balmiki of India, numbering 1,125,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Punjabi people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Panjabi. The primary religion practiced by the Panjabi-speaking Balmiki 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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