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Rayeen (Muslim traditions) in India

Rayeen (Muslim traditions)

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Rayeen (Muslim traditions) in India

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Introduction / History
The Kunjra of India are one of several unengaged people groups in the east Indian state of Bihar, a state with 15 million Muslims and no one working long-term to reach them. Bihari Muslims are the second largest unengaged people cluster in the world.

Where are they located?
Located between West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh, Bihar is one of the poorest and least developed states in all of India and one of the most spiritually dark places on earth. Destitute and extreme poverty, overt idolatry, and sometimes overwhelming spiritual warfare characterize the state and make long-term work very difficult. Though it is the 12th largest state in India in terms of geographical size, Bihar is extremely populous and ranks as the 3rd most populated state in the nation, with 95 million people.

What are their lives like?
Belonging to one of the backward, or lower castes, their hereditary societal status is defined by their occupation as vegetable sellers.

What are their beliefs?
Hinduism is the majority religion in Bihar; however, Muslims comprise a significant portion of the state's population and are a large minority. Of the Muslim people groups in Bihar, the Kunjra are among the largest.

What are their needs?
In 2008 a dam broke in Nepal, which borders Bihar to the north, and caused catastrophic flooding in Bihar. Frontiers workers who traveled to the area determined that although clean water and sanitation are desperate needs for the people of Bihar, teams who go with this work as their identity will not find it easy to get in. Instead, teams who go with business skills and the ability to create jobs will be much better received.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2012-10-04
Global Prayer Digest: 2014-10-20
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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:954,000
Largest States:
Bihar (502,000)Uttar Pradesh (401,000)
Madhya Pradesh (26,000)West Bengal (20,000)
Jharkhand (2,700)Uttarakhand (2,200)
Maharashtra (400)Odisha (100)
Total States on file:8
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Rayeen (Muslim traditions)
People Name General: Rayeen (Muslim traditions)
Alternate People Names:
KunjadaKunjra
Mewa FaroshRaie
RayeenSabifarosh
Sabz FaroshSabzfarosh
राईं (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 112710
Joshua Project People ID: 17328
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 954,000
Population all Countries: 1,049,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Urdu Muslim
People Name General: Rayeen (Muslim traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25r
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Urdu (814,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): urd    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Bhojpuri (81,000)Bengali (26,000)
Maithili (21,000)Magahi (6,900)
Awadhi (4,400)Angika (3,600)
Bundeli (1,400)Kanauji (700)
Bagheli (700)Braj Bhasha (200)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 14
   
 
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
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 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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