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Naribut in India

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
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Naribut in India

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Introduction / History
The Naribat people were counted as a criminal caste until after India’s independence. At that time, they lobbied Prime Minister Jwaharlal Nehru, who allowed their name to be changed to Naribat. This name comes from two Hindi words, one for “cord” and the other for “twist.” Therefore, one who makes cords is a Naribat. They are a schedule caste, which means they have low status.

What are their lives like?
Naribat children do not get a complete education. Boys and girls drop out because of a lack of interest and to help support their families financially.

At one time the Naribat community practiced child marriage, but not today. Now only adults can marry, but matches are determined by family leaders. Divorce can happen if the wife cannot bear a child. Their local judges allow for a divorce if the husband is habitually cruel or impotent.

Naribat families can be either nuclear or extended. Women have little say in community matters. She is confined to house duties and performing religious rituals. Husbands and wives often work together to make cords, rope and leather goods.

This community is landless, and the children often work. The Naribat people are starting to take low-paying jobs in offices and hospitals.

What are their beliefs?
This Hindu community has an affinity for Baba Ramdev, Gora Bhairon, Kala Bhairon, Kali Mata and Vaishno Devi. Like other Hindu communities the Naribat celebrate Holi, Diwali, Teej Dussehra, and Raksha Bandhan.

What are their needs?
The Naribat people need the Holy Spirit to direct them into a loving relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.

Prayer Points
Pray for Naribat culture to be renewed and enhanced by a work of the Holy Spirit and shaped into a God-centered and God-honoring mold.

Pray for the Holy Spirit to move among their family and community leaders to seek his face and enjoy his blessings.

Pray for the Lord to thrust out workers who will be compelled to nurture a disciple making movement among the Naribat people.

Pray that soon the Naribat people will have faith that will lead them to live honorable lives that will draw others to the savior.

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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:3,400
Largest States:
Delhi (3,400)
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Naribut
People Name General: Naribut
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 113232
Joshua Project People ID: 17770
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 3,400
Population all Countries: 3,400
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Dalit - other
People Name General: Naribut
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Hindi (2,300 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Marwari (500)
Total Languages: 2
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 5   Greater than or equal to 5% Evangelical
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1806-1962
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1835-2022
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Film / VideoLove letter to you from scripture
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Naribut in India

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People Cluster
    South Asia Dalit - other     Asia, South    
      Naribut India    
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