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Turi (Hindu traditions) in India

Turi (Hindu traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
350,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.13 % Unknown   

Turi (Hindu traditions) in India

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Introduction / History
The Turi of India by tradition are workers in bamboo and basket making. They are Hindus by religion. They have a low literacy level so the gospel will need to be given in oral form too.

In Bihar, the Turi speak Sadri. They are not vegetarians and they eat rice and wheat as cereals. Bamboo is collected by them from the forest or they buy it from local markets for basket making. Some of them work in agriculture and some do other work. They use traditional and modern medicines. Family planning is used by them.

In West Bengal they speak Kherwari. They are landless and they cut soil and make ridges. Some look after animals.

In Orissa, the Turi do basket work and make roof mats. The women help with finances. They speak in Oriya. As well as Hinduism they are local religion followers too.

Prayer Points
* Pray that gospel recordings will bring the Turi to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that dreams and visions will bring them to salvation.

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:350,000
Largest States:
Jharkhand (199,000)West Bengal (35,000)
Bihar (31,000)Assam (28,000)
Gujarat (15,000)Odisha (12,000)
Himachal Pradesh (9,700)Chhattisgarh (9,000)
Rajasthan (5,000)Tripura (3,900)
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People Name in Country: Turi (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Turi (Hindu traditions)
Alternate People Names:
SarderTuri Barot
ROP3 Code: 113817
Joshua Project People ID: 18273
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 350,000
Population all Countries: 371,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Dalit - other
People Name General: Turi (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Hindi (212,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Bengali (43,000)Assamese (23,000)
Gujarati (17,000)Magahi (12,000)
Odia (11,000)Chhattisgarhi (6,100)
Sadri (5,100)Bhojpuri (4,800)
Maithili (4,200)Marwari (2,800)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 23
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.05 % 
Christianity0.13 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.80 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.02 % 
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: 1806-1962
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1835-2012
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 RecordingsDAVAR Partners recording, Old Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Hindi
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 / Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
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
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel website in this language
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
GeneralYeshu Samaj
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: Comic Book Version (SuperBible)
Text / Printed MatterBible: Hindi Holy Bible
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterHindi Bible
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 (Hindi)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
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