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Kapu Reddi in India

Kapu Reddi

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
4,212,000 Telugu Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Kapu Reddi in India

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Introduction / History
The Kapu are a forward caste who live mainly in Andhra Pradesh. Many live on the coasts in Andhra Pradesh. Kapu refers to landowners and the village leaders are called Reddy.

The Reddy have much financial and social power in Andhra Pradesh. They speak Telugu. They do farming as an occupation. Many of them live in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka too.

The Kapu/Reddy are mainly Hindus. Some are Buddhists. Some live in the new Indian state of Telangana on the coasts. They live in Kerala, Maharashtra, Orissa and Chhattisgarh too. In the Telugu language Kapu means cultivator or agriculturist.

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:11 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:4,212,000
Largest States:
Andhra Pradesh (3,074,000)Telangana (746,000)
Odisha (158,000)Tamil Nadu (72,000)
Maharashtra (64,000)Karnataka (54,000)
Puducherry (5,100)Kerala (2,100)
West Bengal (1,900)Chhattisgarh (1,100)
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People Name in Country: Kapu Reddi
People Name General: Kapu Reddi
Alternate People Names:
Namathari ReddiarRayalema Kapu
ReddyReddy Christian
Vokkaligaकापु रेड्डी
ROP3 Code: 117974
Joshua Project People ID: 21151
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 4,212,000
Population all Countries: 4,212,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Kapu
People Name General: Kapu Reddi
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Telugu (3,591,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): tel    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Odia (4,500)Kannada (2,200)
Tamil (1,100)Marathi (400)
Total Languages: 5
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.01 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.99 % 
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
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1812-1966
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1854-2022
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
Audio RecordingsLove letter to you from scripture
Audio RecordingsOnline Audio Scripture
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus video
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Telugu
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Film / VideoWorld Christian Videos
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBiblical answers to your questions
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel resources links
GeneralGospel website in this language
GeneralZume Resources
GeneralZume Training
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
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Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible: Telugu
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Telugu
Text / Printed MatterOnline New Testament (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterThe Ancient Path
Text / Printed MatterTools for faith conversations
Text / Printed MatterTopical Scripture booklets and Bible stu ...
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Kapu Reddi in India

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People Cluster
    South Asia Hindu - Kapu     Asia, South    
      Kapu Reddi India    
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            Kapu Reddi in India          
      Religion Language  
      Hinduism     Telugu  
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