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Sirkiband in India



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
57,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.18 % Unknown   

Sirkiband in India

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Introduction / History
The Sirkiband are a scheduled caste. Hinduism is their religion. They make straw mats and items from grass. Many of them are now laborers. Many live on the banks of the river. The literacy level is low, so the gospel will need to be given in oral form too.

The Sirkiband in the Punjab speak Punjabi. They are mostly vegetarians who eat wheat. They are endogamous at community level. They have gotras who look after marriages.

The Sirkiband in Haryana speak in Haryanavi. They live in Delhi and Chandigarh too. A few live in Himachal Pradesh.

Prayer Points
* Pray that Indian Christians will lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel recordings will lead 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:57,000
Largest States:
Punjab (48,000)Delhi (3,700)
Haryana (3,700)Chandigarh (600)
Himachal Pradesh (100)
Total States on file:5
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Sirkiband
People Name General: Sirkiband
Alternate People Names:
DehaDhaiya
DhedSupdasi
सिरकिबंड
ROP3 Code: 113546
Joshua Project People ID: 18050
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 57,000
Population all Countries: 57,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Punjabi
People Name General: Sirkiband
Ethnic Code: CNN25n
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Punjabi, Eastern (41,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): pan    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Hindi (9,900)Bagri (4,400)
Haryanvi (800)Bhattiyali (Unknown)
Kangri (Unknown)
Total Languages: 6
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Other / Small
Religion Sub-division:Sikhism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.18 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism31.22 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small68.60 % 
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: 1818-1954
New Testament:
1815-2011Audio
Complete Bible: 1959-2002
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 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 (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoEyes of the Heart (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Punjabi, Eastern
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoSikh Contextual Gathering (Indigitube.tv ...
Film / VideoSikh Punjabi Music Video (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: ਪੰਜਾਬੀ - Panjabi
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Sirkiband in India

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