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Sondhia in India

Sondhia

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
568,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Sondhia in India

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Introduction / History
The Sondhia live in Rajasthan in India in the Sondhwad region. They speak in Sondhwadi and read and write in Devanagari. Farming is their main source of work.

The Sondhia are not vegetarians but they do not eat beef or pork. Jowar is their main cereal and milk is their favorite drink. Many men smoke tobacco and bidi.

The Sondhia have exogamous clans who arrange marriages. The clan of the brother of the mother is excluded in marriages.

The Sondhia are Hindus. They are looked on as a backward caste. Although farming is their main work, some are now urbanised. - from wikipedia.

Prayer Points
* Pray that being a lower caste causes them to seek the love of Jesus Christ and give their lives to Him.
* Pray that gospel recordings and dreams and visions bring them to Jesus Christ.

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:568,000
Largest States:
Madhya Pradesh (449,000)Rajasthan (113,000)
Total States on file:2
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Sondhia
People Name General: Sondhia
Alternate People Names:
सोंधिया
ROP3 Code: 116221
Joshua Project People ID: 20438
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 568,000
Population all Countries: 568,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Hindi
People Name General: Sondhia
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Hindi (323,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Malvi (129,000)Nimadi (79,000)
Dhundari (13,000)Haroti: Harauti (6,000)
Marathi (2,700)Marwari (2,200)
Mewari (700)Gujarati (300)
Merwari (300)Bundeli (200)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 13
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.94 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.06 % 
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: 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: 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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