• PEOPLE NAME: PURIG-PA OF INDIA

Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Tibetan

Language: Kashmiri - (kas)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: India

Also found in: China

Population: 54,500

Global Population: 55,300


PEID: 49071

ROP: 113383

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Purig-Pa of India, numbering 54,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Tibetan people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 55,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Kashmiri. The primary religion practiced by the Purig-Pa is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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