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Navait in India



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
56,000 Konkani Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % No   

Navait in India

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Introduction / History
The Nawaiyat are Muslims. In Tamil Nadu they speak Urdu and Tamil and read and write in Perso Arabic and Tamil. They are not vegetarians who eat rice. They have cousin marriages. Marriage is by discussion. There are birth and marriage rituals. The dead are buried. Daughters as well as sons inherit the property when the father has died.

They work mainly in business. Some work for the government. They are educated and use modern medicines and family planning.

The Nawaiyat in Karnataka speak Konkani and Kannada and read and write in Kannada too.

In Kerala the Nawaiyat speak in Urdu and Malayalam and read and write in Perso-Arabic and Malayalam. They have an Association to look after welfare and marriage and divorce matters.

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

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

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Global Prayer Digest: 2016-10-18
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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:56,000
Largest States:
Kerala (24,000)Tamil Nadu (20,000)
Karnataka (12,000)Delhi (100)
Total States on file:4
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Navait
People Name General: Navait
Alternate People Names:
BhatkaliNavakar
NavayatNavyat
NawaiyarNawaiyat
NawayatNayat
NevayatNovoyat
Saudagarनवैत
ROP3 Code: 113228
Joshua Project People ID: 17767
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 56,000
Population all Countries: 73,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - Other
People Name General: Navait
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Konkani (30,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): knn    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Tamil (10,000)Malayalam (8,300)
Konkani, Goan (4,900)Kannada (2,200)
Urdu (400)
Total Languages: 6
   
 
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
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: 1970
New Testament:
1970-2004
Complete Bible: 1997
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 RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Konkani
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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