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PEID: 9478

ROP: 106268

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other Backward Class

Language: Manipuri - (mni)

Alternate Name(s): Ponna, Meitei

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Myanmar

Also found in: Bangladesh; India

Population: 23,000

Global Population: 1,928,500

PEID: 9478

ROP: 106268

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Manipuri of Myanmar, numbering 23,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Other Backward Class people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,928,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Manipuri. The primary religion practiced by the Manipuri 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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