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Chaptegar in India



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Map source: Omid / Joshua Project
Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
6,800 Konkani, Goan Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % No   

Chaptegar in India

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Introduction / History
The Chaptegar in Karnataka speak Konkani and read and write in Kannada. They are not vegetarians and like to eat fish. They eat rice as a staple cereal. They prefer marriages between cousins. There are birth and marriage rituals. The dead are cremated. They work in carpentry, government work, day laboring and other work. Family planning is used by them and they believe in having their children educated.

The Chaptegar in Kerala work making parched and beaten rice. Some of them work in agriculture. They read and write in Malayalam in addition to Kannada.

They are supposed to have come from Goa. Hinduism is their religion.

Prayer Points
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials will 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
Population in Country:6,800
Largest States:
Karnataka (6,400)Kerala (400)
Total States on file:2
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Chaptegar
People Name General: Chaptegar
Alternate People Names:
ChaptegaraChoutagar
छपतेगर
ROP3 Code: 111818
Joshua Project People ID: 16611
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 6,800
Population all Countries: 6,800
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Other
People Name General: Chaptegar
Ethnic Code: CNN25d
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Konkani, Goan (4,900 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): gom    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Tulu (1,200)Konkani (700)
Total Languages: 3
   
 
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: 1821-1966
New Testament:
1818-1999
Complete Bible: 2006
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture / Portions
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Konkani, Goan
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
Text / Printed MatterBible: Konkani - Goan Konkani
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Chaptegar in India

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