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Chobdar in India

Chobdar

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
7,200 Marwari Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % No   

Chobdar in India

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Introduction / History
The Chobdar live in Rajasthan. The word chobdar means stockholder.

They speak Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. They are not vegetarians and eat wheat as a cereal.

The Chobdar are monogamous. Divorce and marrying again are allowed. There are birth and marriage rituals. The dead are cremated except for small children who are buried. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home.

The Chobdar work in cultivation, bookbinding and tailoring. They have festivals.

Hinduism is their religion. They believe in education and have their children educated. Modern medicines and hospitals are used by them.

Prayer Points
* Pray that Indian Christians lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials lead them to salvation.

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
Total States on file:2
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Chobdar
People Name General: Chobdar
Alternate People Names:
ChhadibardarChopdia
चोबड़ार
ROP3 Code: 111813
Joshua Project People ID: 16607
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 7,200
Population all Countries: 7,200
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Other
People Name General: Chobdar
Ethnic Code: CNN25o
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Marwari (7,200 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): rwr    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
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
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: 1815-1867
New Testament:
1820-1821
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoA Beautiful Hope
Film / VideoA Beautiful Hope
Film / VideoCoconuts
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Marwari
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Chobdar in India

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