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PEID: 49388

ROP: 112541

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Hindu

Language: Maithili - (mai)

Alternate Name(s): Khatbe, Khatwa

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

Also found in: Nepal

Population: 251,000

Global Population: 373,000

PEID: 49388

ROP: 112541

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Khatwe of India, numbering 251,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the OBC Hindu people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 373,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Maithili. The primary religion practiced by the Khatwe 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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