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Meitei Kshatriya in India

Meitei Kshatriya

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
142,000 Meitei Hinduism 0.92 % Unknown   

Meitei Kshatriya in India

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Introduction / History
The Meitei of Manipur speak in Meitei and read and write in Bengali. Hinduism is their religion. They are not vegetarians who eat fish and rice as a cereal.

They have clans who look after marriages. There are marriage rituals. Divorce and marrying again are allowed. On the death of the father, the oldest son inherits the property. They work mainly in agriculture. They have a traditional council to look after them. Village courts settle disputes among them. Sport is well liked by them and polo originated in Manipur.

The Meitei live in Assam too. Here they are called Manipuri. Monogamy is the way for them in marriage. They use modern medicines and education. Weaving is a well-liked craft among them.

Prayer Points
Pray that the the 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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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:142,000
Largest States:
Manipur (121,000)Assam (20,000)
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People Name in Country: Meitei Kshatriya
People Name General: Meitei Kshatriya
Alternate People Names:
मएइतेई क्षत्रिया
ROP3 Code: 118023
Joshua Project People ID: 21201
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 142,000
Population all Countries: 142,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
People Name General: Meitei Kshatriya
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Meitei (120,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mni    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Assamese (200)
Total Languages: 2
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.92 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism86.89 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown12.19 % 
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: 1820-1995
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1984-2019
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 RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture / Portions
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Meitei
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoWorld Christian Videos
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBible for Children
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GeneralGospel website in this language
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Meitei
Text / Printed MatterLove letter to you from scripture
Text / Printed MatterTopical Scripture booklets and Bible stu ...
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Meitei Kshatriya in India

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