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Mahara in India

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Map source: Omid / Joshua Project
Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
7,800 Assamese Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Mahara in India

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: South Asia
Persecution Rank:11 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:7,800
Largest States:
Assam (4,300)Chhattisgarh (1,300)
Odisha (1,300)Meghalaya (500)
Manipur (300)Arunachal Pradesh (100)
Mizoram (40)
Total States on file:8
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Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Mahara
People Name General: Mahara
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 112801
Joshua Project People ID: 17401
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 7,800
Population all Countries: 17,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Bengali
People Name General: Mahara
Ethnic Code: CNN25b
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Assamese (2,600 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): asm    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Bengali (2,600)Odia (1,300)
Chhattisgarhi (1,000)Hindi (300)
Bhatri (50)
Total Languages: 6
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.42 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.42 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.17 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1822-1974
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1833-1995
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsChristassam recordings
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Assamese
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Path of Light (
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: অসমীয়া - Assamese
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
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Mahara in India

Global                 Global
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    Bengali     South Asia    
      Mahara India    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Mahara in India          
      Religion Language  
      Hinduism     Assamese  
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