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Mahratta Shinde in India

Mahratta Shinde

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
655,000 Marathi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Mahratta Shinde in India

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Introduction / History
The Marathi speak Marathi and local languages too and read and write Devanagari. They are mainly non-vegetarians. They were famous for being warriors. Hinduism is their religion. Shinde is one of the Maratha sub groups.

In Maharashtra cousin marriages are liked. Widowers and divorcees can marry again. The dead are cremated. They work in agriculture mainly. Some work in business. They have a traditional council to look after them. Education is favored by them.

In Goa the Maratha speak Konkani too. They use family planning.

In Uttar Pradesh the Maratha are vegetarians who eat rice. Divorce is not allowed and the bereaved can marry again. On the death of the father, sons and also daughters who are not married inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home. They use modern medicine.

The Maratha also live in Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Telangana.

Prayer Points
Pray that the Maratha council leaders will come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
Pray that gospel materials and the internet will lead them to salvation.

Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999

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Global Prayer Digest: 2020-05-29
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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:655,000
Largest States:
Maharashtra (632,000)Goa (10,000)
Karnataka (6,700)Gujarat (1,000)
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People Name in Country: Mahratta Shinde
People Name General: Mahratta Shinde
Alternate People Names:
महरातटा शिंदे
ROP3 Code: 118014
Joshua Project People ID: 21192
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 655,000
Population all Countries: 655,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Mahratta
People Name General: Mahratta Shinde
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Marathi (432,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mar    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Konkani (54,000)Hindi (31,000)
Khandesi (15,000)Konkani, Goan (13,000)
Ahirani (7,500)Kannada (1,200)
Total Languages: 7
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism2.43 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism97.06 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.51 % 
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: 1807-1957
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1821-2022
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 RecordingsOnline Audio Scripture
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture / Bible
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus video
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Marathi
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
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
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Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible: Marathi
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Marathi
Text / Printed MatterLove letter to you from scripture
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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Mahratta Shinde in India

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      Mahratta Shinde India    
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