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Patelia in India

Patelia

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
121,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.16 % Unknown   

Patelia in India

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Summary
The Patelia are a Scheduled Tribe in Gujarat, where most live. They typically work in some aspect of farming. The men regularly consume alcoholic drinks, smoke bidi and cigarettes, and chew tobacco and betel. Their traditional community council is responsible for maintaining social control. The Patelia are Hindus, and some practice ancestor worship. They are mainly worshippers of Shakti and Devi. Their sacred specialists are from their own community. The Patelia traditionally do not accept water or food from the Mama Bhil and Kotaliya Bhil communities as they consider themselves higher in the social hierarchy.

Ministry Obstacles
Please pray for more workers to take the good news about Jesus to the peoples of India. Lack of workers is a significant barrier to the progress of the Gospel.

Outreach Ideas
Please pray for the Christians in this people group to gain a vision for reaching their own people. Pray for anointed leaders who can hold this vision up and who can develop realistic plans for moving forward with the vision. Pray for prayer warriors to be called by the Lord to support this vision.

Pray for the followers of Christ
Please pray for the Christians among this people group, and there are some. Pray they will become real disciples of Jesus Christ, obedient to his commands, filled with all the fruit of his Spirit. Pray they will honor Jesus in all they say and do.

Pray for the entire people group
Please pray the Patelia will not experience fulfilment or satisfaction from their present religion, but instead will hunger to know the creator God, one who loves them and offers an abundant life through faith in his Son, Jesus Christ.

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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:121,000
Largest States:
Gujarat (115,000)Maharashtra (2,700)
Rajasthan (1,300)Madhya Pradesh (400)
Daman and Diu (300)Tamil Nadu (200)
Dadra and Nagar Haveli (100)Delhi (100)
Karnataka (100)West Bengal (40)
Total States on file:12
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Patelia
People Name General: Patelia
Alternate People Names:
Pateliyaपतेलिया
ROP3 Code: 113331
Joshua Project People ID: 17855
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 121,000
Population all Countries: 122,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Gujarati
People Name General: Patelia
Ethnic Code: CNN25e
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Gujarati (116,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): guj    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Hindi (1,500)Marathi (1,300)
Bhili (200)Marwari (90)
Kannada (80)Mewari (60)
Telugu (60)Tamil (30)
Punjabi, Eastern (30)Malayalam (20)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 19
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.02 % 
Christianity0.16 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.52 % 
Islam0.19 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.02 % 
Unknown0.08 % 
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: 1809-1965
New Testament:
1820-1985Audio
Complete Bible: 1823-2005
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 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 / Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoCreation to Christ (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Gujarati
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: ગુજરાતી - Gujarati
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterFather's Love Letter
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Patelia in India

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