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Raju in India



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
531,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.01 % Unknown   

Raju in India

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Introduction / History
The Rachavar or Raju live in Karnataka in India. Their name comes from the word Raja which means king. They speak Telugu and Kannada and read and write in Kannada. They are not vegetarians and eat rice as a cereal.

The Rachavar have cousin marriages but divorce and widows marrying again are not allowed. Property is shared evenly among the sons upon the death of the father and the oldest son takes charge of the home. There are birth and marriage rituals. Their main work is in agriculture and also government and private work. A community association looks after them. Hinduism is their religion. They have their children educated.

Some of them live in Tamil Nadu where they also speak, read and write in Tamil. Many own land. Some also live in Andhra Pradesh.

Prayer Points
* Pray that the leaders of the community association will come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that gospel materials will lead them to Salvation too.

References
Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mishing_people

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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:531,000
Largest States:
West Bengal (403,000)Odisha (119,000)
Bihar (1,500)Delhi (1,200)
Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1,100)Chhattisgarh (900)
Jharkhand (900)Meghalaya (700)
Tripura (700)Maharashtra (600)
Total States on file:21
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Raju
People Name General: Raju
Alternate People Names:
राजू
ROP3 Code: 113421
Joshua Project People ID: 17933
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 531,000
Population all Countries: 531,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Bengali
People Name General: Raju
Ethnic Code: MSY50c
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Bengali (383,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): ben    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Odia (112,000)Hindi (30,000)
Maithili (1,900)Santhali (1,300)
Telugu (300)Magahi (200)
Sadri (200)Ho (200)
Andaman Creole Hindi (90)Kannada (60)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 12
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.01 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.99 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
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
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1800-1980
New Testament:
1801-1984Audio
Complete Bible: 1809-2000
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsBengali Bible stories
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Bangla Version (F ...
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Mussolmani Versio ...
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament- Common Version (FC ...
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Bengali
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoI Am Guilty (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Bengali
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoRivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Burning Heart (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoThe Prophets Story (Indigitube.tv)
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Mussulmani-Bangla, Kitabul Mukkad ...
Text / Printed MatterBible: Standard Bangla Common Language
Text / Printed MatterBible: কিতাবুল মোক ...
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Raju in India

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