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Kumhar (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan

Kumhar (Muslim traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
3,217,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % No   

Kumhar (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan

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Introduction / History
The Kamhar of Pakistan are also called Kumhar. Large numbers of Kumhar came to live in Pakistan from India. There are two groups of them, Muhajer and the locals.

Most Kumhar in Pakistan follow Islam. Those that are Muhajer came to Pakistan after India and Pakistan became separate countries. They speak Hindi, though some speak Punjabi as many have come from the Punjab in India.

Muhajer Kumhars are called Rehmani and the locals also call themselves by that name. The locals are the majority in Balochistan.

The Kumhars are landowners. They do pottery work as they have done before but some are now farmers.

Prayer Points
* Pray that God will give the Kumhar dreams and visions leading them to salvation.
* Pray that gospel materials and the internet will lead them to Jesus Christ too.


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Global Prayer Digest: 2011-11-30
Global Prayer Digest: 2014-10-26
Global Prayer Digest: 2019-08-07
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Country: Pakistan
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:5 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:3,217,000
Largest Provinces:
Punjab (2,765,000)Sindh (273,000)
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (142,000)Islamabad (36,000)
Balochistan (1,100)
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Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Kumhar (Muslim traditions)
People Name General: Kumhar (Muslim traditions)
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 113028
Joshua Project People ID: 17597
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 3,217,000
Population all Countries: 3,288,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - other
People Name General: Kumhar (Muslim traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Punjabi, Western (2,333,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): pnb    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Saraiki (784,000)Urdu (432,000)
Sindhi (190,000)Hindko, Northern (71,000)
Marwari (62,000)Hindko, Southern (35,000)
Pashto, Northern (14,000)Pahari-Potwari (8,300)
Bagri (7,100)Dhatki (6,100)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 16
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: 1885-1922
New Testament:
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsDAVAR Partners recording, New Testament
Audio RecordingsFather's Love Letter
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture / Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Punjabi, Western
Film / VideoThe Return
Film / VideoThe Return
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel website in this language
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterCartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
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Kumhar (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan

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      Kumhar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan    
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