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Hinduism in Bangladesh

Hinduism is the second largest religious affiliation in Bangladesh, covering over at least 8.5% of the population. In terms of population, the independent nation-state of Bangladesh is the third largest Hindu state of the world after the Republic of India and Nepali states, and hosts the worlds largest minority population of Hindus of Bengali ethnic origin. In nature, Bangladeshi Hinduism closely resembles the forms and customs of Hinduism practised in the neighbouring Indian state of West Bengal, with which Bangladesh at one time known as East Bengal was united with that country until the ...


Hinduism in India

Hinduism is biggest religion of India. 966.3 million people identify as Hindu, representing 79.8% of the countrys population in 2011 census. India contains 94% of the global Hindu population, the worlds largest Hindu population. Islam is followed by 14.2% of the population, with the remaining 6% adhering to other religions or having no religion. The vast majority of Hindus in India belong to Shaivite and Vaishnavite denominations. India is one of the three countries in the world where Hinduism is the dominant religion. India has been described as the home of Hinduism and the religion direc ...

Hinduism in Nepal

Hinduism in Nepal

Hinduism in Nepal is the widely and most-followed religion. The Constitution of Nepal has called for protection of its old religions. Nepal and India are the world only countries to have Hinduism as majority religion. Nepal has the highest percent of population and also has second largest population of Hindus, after India. By 2008, Nepal was the only Hindu country in the world, after which it become a secular-state.