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Rangrez (Hindu traditions) in India

Rangrez (Hindu traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
351,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Rangrez (Hindu traditions) in India

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Introduction / History
The Hindu Rangrez live in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka in India. They speak Marathi and are called Rangarajulu among the locals.

They were classed as a family of rulers. They are involved in the clothing industry by tradition and now also in other industries. Printing patterns on clothing is something they began to do later.

Bhavsar is another name for Rangrez. They have professionals in work such as medicine and computer technology. They are Hindus and marriages are often arranged by families and others. Elected caste councils settle disagreements for them including family disputes.

Prayer Points
* Pray that the caste council elders will come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that gospel materials will bring them to salvation.


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Global Prayer Digest: 2012-08-29
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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:351,000
Largest States:
Maharashtra (182,000)Odisha (43,000)
Telangana (42,000)Karnataka (41,000)
Bihar (26,000)Delhi (9,000)
Andhra Pradesh (3,600)West Bengal (2,500)
Uttar Pradesh (2,000)Goa (300)
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People Name in Country: Rangrez (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Rangrez (Hindu traditions)
Alternate People Names:
BhavsarKshatriya Bhavsar
Namdev MarathaNilari
ROP3 Code: 113462
Joshua Project People ID: 17973
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 351,000
Population all Countries: 351,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
People Name General: Rangrez (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Marathi (158,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mar    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Hindi (40,000)Telugu (40,000)
Odia (39,000)Kannada (39,000)
Bhojpuri (12,000)Khandesi (8,200)
Ahirani (6,200)Magahi (3,200)
Bengali (1,900)Chhattisgarhi (1,100)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 18
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.41 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.47 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.11 % 
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 2   Less than 2% Evangelical. Initial (localized) church planting within past 2 years
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1807-1957
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1821-2015
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 RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture / Bible
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Marathi
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Marathi
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel website in this language
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Audio Bible app as APK File fro ...
Mobile AppDownload Audio Bible app from Google Pla ...
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible: मराठी - Marathi
Text / Printed MatterFather's Love Letter
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed MatterOnline New Testament (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterThe Ancient Path (Marathi)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
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Rangrez (Hindu traditions) in India

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