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Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) in India

Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions)

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Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) in India

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Introduction / History
The Mallah in Bihar speak in Angika, Maithili and Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. They are not vegetarians and eat rice. Hinduism is their religion. They are monogamous. Divorce is allowed and the divorced and bereaved can marry again. The dead are cremated or buried. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home. Fishing is their main work. Boys are educated. They have a caste council to look after them. They use modern medicines and family planning.

The Mallah in Madhya Pradesh speak Chattisgarhi. Girls are educated to primary level while boys are educated further. Family planning is something that is not liked by them.

In Delhi, the Mallah are a scheduled caste and speak Hindi. Some of them live in West Bengal.

Prayer Points
Pray that the caste council leaders of the Mallah will come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to salvation too.

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:355,000
Largest States:
Uttar Pradesh (193,000)Bihar (127,000)
Delhi (15,000)West Bengal (6,900)
Jharkhand (6,400)Madhya Pradesh (1,600)
Maharashtra (1,200)Uttarakhand (100)
Tripura (100)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions)
Alternate People Names:
मल्लाह केवट (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 118172
Joshua Project People ID: 21346
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 355,000
Population all Countries: 363,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
People Name General: Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
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Language
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Primary Language: Hindi (193,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Bhojpuri (82,000)Maithili (10,000)
Bengali (5,800)Bagheli (3,600)
Magahi (1,000)Awadhi (800)
Bundeli (600)Angika (500)
Kanauji (500)Chhattisgarhi (300)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 14
   
 
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:
1811-1998Audio
Complete Bible: 1835-2019
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