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Bania Brittal in India



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
70,000 Assamese Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Bania Brittal in India

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Introduction / History
The Suda live in Orissa and speak, read and write in Oriya. They are not vegetarians and eat rice as a cereal.

The Suda like cousin marriages. The bereaved and divorced can marry again. The dead are buried or cremated. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the the oldest son having the most and becoming in charge of the home.

The Suda work mostly as cultivators. They are landowners. Hinduism is their religion and they have festivals. They have councils to look after them. They believe in education and use traditional and modern medicines. Floor painting and basketry are crafts that they do.

Prayer Points
* Pray that Indian Christians who like crafts befriend them and lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that the council leaders come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.

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:70,000
Largest States:
Assam (68,000)Nagaland (500)
Meghalaya (400)West Bengal (400)
Arunachal Pradesh (200)Mizoram (100)
Madhya Pradesh (30)Maharashtra (20)
Punjab (20)Himachal Pradesh (10)
Total States on file:10
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Bania Brittal
People Name General: Bania Brittal
Alternate People Names:
BainkaBania
ब्त्टल बनिया
ROP3 Code: 111712
Joshua Project People ID: 20019
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 70,000
Population all Countries: 70,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Bania
People Name General: Bania Brittal
Ethnic Code: CNN25a
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Assamese (61,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): asm    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Bengali (6,300)Amri Karbi (1,100)
Total Languages: 3
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.03 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.97 % 
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 4   Greater than or equal to 2% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1822-1974
New Testament:
1819-1993
Complete Bible: 1833-1995
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 RecordingsChristassam recordings
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Assamese
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Path of Light
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: অসমীয়া - Assamese
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Bania Brittal in India

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