PEID: 6174

ROP: 101014

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Other

Language: Bantawa - (bap)

Alternate Name(s): Bantawa Rai

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Nepal

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Population: 666,000

Global Population: 666,000

PEID: 6174

ROP: 101014

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Bantawa Rai of Nepal, numbering 666,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Hindu - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nepal. Their primary language is Bantawa. The primary religion practiced by the Bantawa Rai is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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