PEID: 6267

ROP: 107216

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: South Himalayan

Language: Western Meohang - (raf)

Alternate Name(s): Newange Rai, Newang, Newahang,Newahang Jimi, Mewahang, Lohurong, Ketra, Yamphu

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Nepal

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Population: 5,500

Global Population: 5,500

PEID: 6267

ROP: 107216

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Newange Rai of Nepal, numbering 5,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Himalayan people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nepal. Their primary language is Western Meohang. The primary religion practiced by the Newange Rai 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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