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Binjhal in India

Binjhal

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
163,000 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:163,000
Largest States:
Odisha (161,000)Delhi (100)
   
 
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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: 163,000
Population all Countries: 163,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Tribal - other
People Name General: Binjhal
Ethnic Code: CNN25
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: 35
   
 
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: 1815-2021
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
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus video
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Odia
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoRivka video
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBiblical answers to your questions
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel resources links
GeneralGospel resources links
GeneralGospel website in this language
GeneralGospel website in this language
GeneralZume Training
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app from Google Pla ...
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible: Odia
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterThe Ancient Path
Text / Printed MatterTools for faith conversations
Text / Printed MatterTopical Scripture booklets and Bible stu ...
 
 
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Binjhal in India

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