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Binjhal in India



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
139,000 Odia Hinduism 0.06 % Unknown   

Binjhal in India

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Introduction / History
The Binjhal are a scheduled caste and they migrated from Madhya Pradesh to Orissa. They speak in a dialect of Oriya. They are not vegetarians and they eat wheat and rice as cereals.

The Binjhal have clans that look after marriages. There are marriage rituals. The dead are buried.

They are mainly landowners and many now work in agriculture and laboring. Hinduism is their religion. They have a low literacy level so the gospel will need to be given in oral form too. They use family planning.

Prayer Points
* Pray that gospel recordings will lead the Binjhal to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that Indian Christians will lead them to salvation.

References
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:139,000
Largest States:
Odisha (138,000)Delhi (100)
Total States on file:2
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Binjhal
People Name General: Binjhal
Alternate People Names:
Bindhya BashiniBinjhar
BinjhwarKhatriya
Vindhyabasini KshatriyaVindhyaniwasi
बिंझल
ROP3 Code: 111637
Joshua Project People ID: 16471
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 139,000
Population all Countries: 139,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Oriya
People Name General: Binjhal
Ethnic Code: CNN25l
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Odia (84,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): ory    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Munda (29,000)Mundari (16,000)
Hindi (3,800)Chhattisgarhi (2,400)
Ho (700)Kuvi (300)
Kurux (200)Kharia (70)
Bengali (40)Pengo (30)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 36
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.06 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.77 % 
Islam0.06 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.01 % 
Unknown0.09 % 
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: 1811-1956
New Testament:
1809-2000Audio
Complete Bible: 1815-2004
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 RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Odia
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)
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: ODIA - Oriya
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Binjhal in India

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