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Sikligar (Muslim traditions) of India

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Prayer Month: October 2010
Focus: South Asia, Muslim
Country: India
People Name: Sikligar (Muslim traditions)
Population: 46,000
World Population: 53,000
Language: Urdu
Primary Religion: Islam
Progress Status: 1.0
% Adherents : 0.00 %
% Evangelical: 0.00 %
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Sikligar (Muslim traditions) of India

Introduction / History
The Sikligar live in several states such as Punjab, Gujarat, Haryana and Rajasthan. In Gujarat they are Hindus, in Punjab they are Sikhs and in Haryana they are Hindus and Sikhs. The Sikligar are endogamous (they prefer marriages to occur within their community or clan) and are nomads, with many of them living near to the towns.

The Sikligar of Gujarat speak Gujarati. They sharpen knives, scissors and other items for a living. Child labor is used there.

In Haryana, the Sikligar speak Haryanvi. The Hindus and Sikhs do not marry each other. They do metal burnishing for a living.

In Punjab, the Sikligar manufacture spades, knives and other items. They speak Punjabi and most can speak Hindi too.

Prayer Points
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that Indian Christians will lead them to Jesus Christ.

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Sikligar (Muslim traditions) of India

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