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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.

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

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:10 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:136,000
Largest States:
Uttar Pradesh (88,000)Madhya Pradesh (20,000)
Bihar (10,000)Maharashtra (7,800)
West Bengal (3,400)Gujarat (2,600)
Jharkhand (1,100)Karnataka (600)
Uttarakhand (400)Chhattisgarh (200)
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People Name in Country: Bhangi (Muslim traditions)
People Name General: Bhangi (Muslim traditions)
Alternate People Names:
KorarLal Begi
Zadmalliभंगी (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 111547
Joshua Project People ID: 16400
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 136,000
Population all Countries: 217,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - other
People Name General: Bhangi (Muslim traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Urdu (119,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): urd    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Bhojpuri (7,100)Bengali (3,300)
Marathi (1,600)Maithili (1,100)
Gujarati (900)Surjapuri (900)
Awadhi (800)Marwari (700)
Bundeli (200)Kanauji (200)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 17
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-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
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1747-1894
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1843-2007
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
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Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Easy to Read (FCB ...
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Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Audio RecordingsUrdu Online Audio Bible
Film / VideoGod's Love Story
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / Video / Animation
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 Hope Video
Film / VideoThe Prophets' Story
Film / VideoThe Savior 6 - The Lord's Prayer
Film / VideoThe Savior 8 - Jesus is Risen
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible: Comic Book Version (SuperBible)
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 MatterFather's Love Letter
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterOnline New Testament (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterThe Ancient Path (Urdu)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
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