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Megh (Hindu traditions) in India

Megh (Hindu traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
4,701,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.02 % Unknown   

Megh (Hindu traditions) in India

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Introduction / History
The Megh (or Meghwal) are a scheduled caste whose primary occupation is farming.

What are their lives like?
Nowadays, the caste prejudice against them has died down to a large extent except in some remote areas. They have achieved moderate progress in education and their literacy rate has been improving.

What are their beliefs?
They worship Ram Devji and Bankar Mataji as the chief god and goddess of the community.

What are their needs?
The Hindu Megh people need to put their hope in the King of kings, realizing that he is the one who gives them worth and dignity.

Prayer Points
Pray the Lord will give Megh families understanding and responsive hearts as they hear about the love of Christ.

Pray for an improvement in living conditions for this low caste community, for educational opportunities for the children, and employment opportunities for the adults.

The New Testament, JESUS Film, and other tools are available. Pray for workers to take the gospel message to this community.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2010-10-12
Global Prayer Digest: 2012-09-15
Global Prayer Digest: 2020-02-22
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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:4,701,000
Largest States:
Rajasthan (3,603,000)Jammu and Kashmir (421,000)
Gujarat (261,000)Punjab (163,000)
Madhya Pradesh (95,000)Haryana (60,000)
Maharashtra (48,000)Delhi (7,000)
Karnataka (2,300)Himachal Pradesh (2,100)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Megh (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Megh (Hindu traditions)
Alternate People Names:
Arya MeghArya-Megh
BhagatGaneshia
KabirpanthiMeg
MeghMeghbangsi
MeghbansiMeghwal
MihaghMihngh
OkheraRakhesar
RakhiaRikhia
ROP3 Code: 112948
Joshua Project People ID: 17527
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 4,701,000
Population all Countries: 5,093,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Dalit - other
People Name General: Megh (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Hindi (1,602,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Marwari (1,092,000)Punjabi, Eastern (264,000)
Dogri (198,000)Shekhawati (175,000)
Gujarati (158,000)Bagri (136,000)
Kacchi (69,000)Mewari (67,000)
Dhundari (62,000)Haroti: Harauti (53,000)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 27
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.09 % 
Christianity0.02 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.89 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.01 % 
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
GSEC Status:Level 3   Less than 2% Evangelical. Widespread church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1806-1962
New Testament:
1811-1998Audio
Complete Bible: 1835-2019
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 RecordingsDAVAR Partners recording, Old Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoA Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
Film / VideoCoconuts
Film / VideoCreation to Christ
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus video
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / VideoIndigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / VideoLove letter to you from scripture
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoRivka video
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBiblical answers to your questions
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel resources links
GeneralGospel website in this language
GeneralYeshu Samaj
GeneralZume Resources
GeneralZume Training
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
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Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible: Comic Book Version
Text / Printed MatterBible: Hindi
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterHindi Bible
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Hindi
Text / Printed MatterOnline New Testament (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterThe Ancient Path
Text / Printed MatterTools for faith conversations
Text / Printed MatterTopical Scripture booklets and Bible stu ...
 
 
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