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PEID: 49135

ROP: 112470

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Kayastha

Language: Nepali (individual language) - (npi)

Alternate Name(s): Kayashtha, Kayasth, Lala, Kaith, Kact, Kayath

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Nepal

Also found in: India

Population: 65,500

Global Population: 8,340,500

PEID: 49135

ROP: 112470

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Kayastha of Nepal, numbering 65,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Kayastha people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 8,340,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Nepali (individual language). The primary religion practiced by the Kayastha 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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