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Kumhar Kanaujia in India

Kumhar Kanaujia

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
605,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Kumhar Kanaujia in India

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Introduction / History
The Kumhar are a caste in India. They are not vegetarians. They are mostly Hindus but there are Muslims among them. The word Kumhar means potter. Most of them are potters. Some of their items get sold abroad. Hindi is spoken by them.

In Maharashtra, the Kumhar speak Marathi and Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. They class themselves as lower status.

In Madhya Pradesh, Gola is a common surname among the Kumhar. They are classed as a scheduled caste.

In Rajasthan, the Kumhar are in the middle of the higher castes. They believe in endogamy and have clan exogamy (they prefer marriage with someone outside their clan, but within the caste.)

In Bengal they are a pure caste in ceremony. In Orissa the Jagannathia give vessels for rice in their temple.

The Kumhar are in other states such as Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Himachal Pradesh.

Prayer Points
Pray that God will give the Kumhar dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
Pray that gospel materials will lead them to salvation.


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Global Prayer Digest: 2020-04-25
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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:605,000
Largest States:
Uttar Pradesh (457,000)Bihar (65,000)
Jharkhand (48,000)Chhattisgarh (15,000)
Delhi (8,400)Madhya Pradesh (7,800)
Uttarakhand (400)
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People Name in Country: Kumhar Kanaujia
People Name General: Kumhar Kanaujia
Alternate People Names:
कुम्हार कनौजिया
ROP3 Code: 117998
Joshua Project People ID: 21175
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 605,000
Population all Countries: 605,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Kumhar
People Name General: Kumhar Kanaujia
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Hindi (333,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Bhojpuri (135,000)Chhattisgarhi (7,500)
Magahi (6,200)Maithili (6,100)
Kanauji (4,000)Bagheli (2,700)
Awadhi (2,600)Bengali (1,800)
Angika (700)Sadri (500)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 15
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism100.00 % 
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: 1806-1962
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1835-2019
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching
Audio RecordingsDAVAR Partners recording, Old Testament
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 RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoA Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
Film / VideoCoconuts
Film / VideoCreation to Christ
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus video
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / VideoLove letter to you from scripture
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoRivka video
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBiblical answers to your questions
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel resources links
GeneralGospel website in this language
GeneralYeshu Samaj
GeneralZume Resources
GeneralZume Training
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Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible: Comic Book Version
Text / Printed MatterBible: Hindi
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterHindi Bible
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Hindi
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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Kumhar Kanaujia in India

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      Kumhar Kanaujia India    
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