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Mahratta Shinde in India

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
489,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Mahratta Shinde in India

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Introduction / History
The Marathi speak Marathi and local languages too and read and write Devanagari. They are mainly non-vegetarians. They were famous for being warriors. Hinduism is their religion. Shinde is one of the Maratha sub groups.

In Maharashtra cousin marriages are liked. Widowers and divorcees can marry again. The dead are cremated. They work in agriculture mainly. Some work in business. They have a traditional council to look after them. Education is favored by them.

In Goa the Maratha speak Konkani too. They use family planning.

In Uttar Pradesh the Maratha are vegetarians who eat rice. Divorce is not allowed and the bereaved can marry again. On the death of the father, sons and also daughters who are not married inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home. They use modern medicine.

The Maratha also live in Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Telangana.

Prayer Points
* Pray that the Maratha council leaders will come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that gospel materials and the internet will lead them to salvation.

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:11 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:489,000
Largest States:
Maharashtra (476,000)Goa (9,000)
Karnataka (2,700)Gujarat (900)
Total States on file:4
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Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Mahratta Shinde
People Name General: Mahratta Shinde
ROP3 Code: 118014
Joshua Project People ID: 21192
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 489,000
Population all Countries: 489,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Marathi-Konkani
People Name General: Mahratta Shinde
Ethnic Code: CNN25j
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Marathi (408,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mar    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Konkani (43,000)Hindi (25,000)
Konkani, Goan (12,000)
Total Languages: 4
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.42 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.58 % 
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: 1807-1957
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1821-2002
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 (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture / Bible
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Marathi
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Marathi
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
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: मराठी - Marathi
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterFathers Love Letter
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
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Mahratta Shinde in India

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People Cluster
    Marathi-Konkani     South Asia    
      Mahratta Shinde India    
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            Mahratta Shinde in India          
      Religion Language  
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