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Raigar in India

Raigar

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
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Raigar in India

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Introduction / History
The Raigar are a Scheduled Caste in India. They get their name from their work in leather which is their traditional work.

In Rajasthan, they speak Marwari. They are not vegetarians and believe in monogamy. Marrying again is accepted. Sons inherit the property on the death of the father with the oldest son in charge of the home. They do leather work. They have birth, marriage and death rituals. Hinduism is their religion.

In Delhi the Raigar speak Marwari among themselves and Hindi with others. Wheat is their main cereal. Many of them now do private and government work or are in business.

In the Punjab the Raigar as well as Marwari speak Punjabi. They are landless. They use education, family planning and modern medicines.

Prayer Points
* Pray that God will give the Raigar dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials will bring 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:905,000
Largest States:
Rajasthan (903,000)Punjab (1,600)
Gujarat (300)Karnataka (40)
Daman and Diu (10)
Total States on file:6
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Raigar
People Name General: Raigar
Alternate People Names:
RaiganiRajgar
Regarरायगर
ROP3 Code: 113410
Joshua Project People ID: 17926
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 905,000
Population all Countries: 905,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Other
People Name General: Raigar
Ethnic Code: CNN25o
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Hindi (317,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Marwari (178,000)Dhundari (131,000)
Shekhawati (96,000)Mewari (86,000)
Merwari (72,000)Bagri (7,600)
Punjabi, Eastern (1,900)Haroti: Harauti (1,500)
Gujarati (1,100)Kannada (40)
Total Languages: 11
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism100.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
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 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: 1818-2000
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoA Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
Film / VideoCoconuts
Film / VideoCreation to Christ
Film / VideoFather's Love Letter
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoRivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
GeneralYeshu Samaj
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Comic Book Version (SuperBible)
Text / Printed MatterBible: Hindi Holy Bible
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterHindi Bible
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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