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Bhangi (Muslim traditions) in India

Bhangi (Muslim traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
136,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Bhangi (Muslim traditions) in India

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Introduction / History
The Bhangi are a scheduled Caste of India. The name Bhangi comes from the word hemp. Many of them are sweepers.

In Gujarat, the Bhangi are not vegetarians and eat wheat and rice as cereals. They make bamboo items and some clean houses. The women are classed as the same importance as men when it comes to the family. They speak Gujarati.

In Rajasthan, the Bhangi speak Mawari and Hindi. Some of them do skilled work. Some own land and work on it. They use modern medicines.

In West Bengal they speak Hindi and Bengali and read and write in Devanagari. Property inheritance goes to the sons who get the same amounts as each other.

In Maharashtra they speak Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. In Damian and Diu they speak, read and write in Gujarati. In Assam they speak Rajasthani.

In Goa, the Bhangi speak Hindi and are endogamous, meaning they prefer to marry within their community.

Prayer Points
* Pray that God will give the Bhangi dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that they will find gospel materials on the internet and that this will lead them to salvation.

References
Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: South Asia
Persecution Rank:15 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:136,000
Largest States:
Uttar Pradesh (89,000)Madhya Pradesh (21,000)
Bihar (10,000)Maharashtra (8,100)
West Bengal (2,600)Gujarat (2,600)
Jharkhand (1,100)Karnataka (600)
Uttarakhand (400)Chhattisgarh (200)
Total States on file:13
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Bhangi (Muslim traditions)
People Name General: Bhangi (Muslim traditions)
Alternate People Names:
BalmikiBarvashia
BhangaroBhangia
ChuhraHalalkhor
HariJamphora
KorarLal Begi
MehmarMehtar
OlganaRukhi
Zadmalliभंगी (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 111547
Joshua Project People ID: 16400
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 136,000
Population all Countries: 215,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Urdu Muslim
People Name General: Bhangi (Muslim traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25r
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Urdu (119,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): urd    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Bhojpuri (7,000)Bengali (2,600)
Marathi (1,600)Maithili (900)
Gujarati (900)Surjapuri (900)
Awadhi (800)Marwari (700)
Bundeli (200)Sindhi (200)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 18
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam100.00 % 
Non-ReligiousUnknown 
Other / Small0.00 % 
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: 1747-1894
New Testament:
1758-2000Audio
Complete Bible: 1843-2016
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 RecordingsOnline New Testament - Easy to Read (FCB ...
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Pakistan Bible So ...
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Audio RecordingsUrdu Bible stories
Audio RecordingsUrdu Online Audio Bible
Film / VideoA Gathering of the Followers of Isa (Ind ...
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Urdu
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Greatest Sacrifice (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Film / VideoThe Prophets Story (Indigitube.tv)
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGods Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed MatterBible: Revised Urdu Bible
Text / Printed MatterBible: UGV Devanagari
Text / Printed MatterBible: اردو جیو ورژن
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterFathers Love Letter
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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