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Badhik in India

Badhik

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Map source: Omid / Joshua Project
Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
9,700 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Badhik in India

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Summary
The Badhik traditionally hunted animals and trapped birds and sold them for their livelihood. At present, they are butchers and also engage in various types of agriculture. They offer their services for the ceremonial slaughter of animals. The Badhik place themselves among the Sudra in the varna order. They marry within the community. Being Hindu, they observe most of the Hindu festivals.

Ministry Obstacles
This small, low status caste probably has a low literacy rate, and virtually no access to the Gospel message.

Outreach Ideas
Please pray for workers who can communicate scripture stories orally in the languages spoken by the Badhik people.

Pray for the followers of Christ
It is quite unlikely that any of the Badhik people know Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. Please pray the Lord will prepare the hearts of the people for the Gospel, then send Christian workers to them.

Pray for the entire people group
Uttar Pradesh, the home state of the Badhik people, is known as the home of Hinduism. Rural areas have few amenities, and the scale of human suffering is immense. Please pray for improved health care facilities throughout the state.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2014-09-05
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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:9,700
Largest States:
Uttar Pradesh (9,200)Uttarakhand (600)
Total States on file:2
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Badhik
People Name General: Badhik
Alternate People Names:
Hindu Kasaiबधिक
ROP3 Code: 111399
Joshua Project People ID: 16274
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 9,700
Population all Countries: 9,700
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Dalit - Other
People Name General: Badhik
Ethnic Code: CNN25g
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Hindi (6,500 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Awadhi (2,200)Kanauji (400)
Garhwali (300)Kumaoni (100)
Bhojpuri (50)
Total Languages: 6
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.97 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.03 % 
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
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1806-1962
New Testament:
1811-1998Audio
Complete Bible: 1818-2000
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoA Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
Film / VideoCoconuts
Film / VideoCreation to Christ
Film / VideoFather's Love Letter
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoRivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
GeneralYeshu Samaj
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Comic Book Version (SuperBible)
Text / Printed MatterBible: Hindi Holy Bible
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterHindi Bible
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Badhik in India

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