PEID: 6234

ROP: 111647

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Hindu

Language: Kharia - (khr)

Alternate Name(s): Bankariya, Bankariyas, Khariya, Kharia

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Nepal

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Population: 650

Global Population: 650

PEID: 6234

ROP: 111647

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Bankhariya of Nepal, numbering 650, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the OBC Hindu people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nepal. Their primary language is Kharia. The primary religion practiced by the Bankhariya is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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