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Ramdasia (Hindu traditions) in India

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
287,000 Punjabi, Eastern Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Ramdasia (Hindu traditions) in India

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Introduction / History
The Chamar are leather workers by tradition. The word Chamar means skin worker. They are a scheduled caste classed as Dalits because of their former work of working with dead animals. Hinduism is their religion mainly, while some of them are Buddhists.

Widows are allowed to marry but within their caste under certain conditions. The Chamar have a council to look after them. They have a leader in the places that they live and in larger places more than one leader. Most of them now work in agriculture and as laborers.

The Ramdasia are a sub group who are Sikhs and have their origins from the Julaha community who are weavers.

Prayer Points
Pray that the Chamar find that Jesus Christ has no favouritism and give their lives to Him.
Pray that the council and other leaders come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him too.


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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:287,000
Largest States:
Punjab (127,000)Haryana (94,000)
Rajasthan (47,000)Delhi (8,900)
Chandigarh (4,500)Himachal Pradesh (1,900)
Gujarat (1,600)
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People Name in Country: Ramdasia (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Ramdasia (Hindu traditions)
Alternate People Names:
रामदसिया (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 113425
Joshua Project People ID: 17937
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 287,000
Population all Countries: 287,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
People Name General: Ramdasia (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Punjabi, Eastern (106,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): pan    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Hindi (102,000)Mewari (9,200)
Haryanvi (8,700)Marwari (5,600)
Dhundari (3,900)Shekhawati (2,300)
Bagri (1,600)Gujarati (900)
Kangri (600)Haroti: Harauti (400)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 17
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 3   Less than 2% Evangelical. Widespread church planting within past 2 years
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1818-1954
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1959-2021
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Audio RecordingsOnline Audio Scripture
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Audio RecordingsRecorded oral Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus video
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Punjabi, Eastern
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
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Text / Printed MatterBible: Punjabi, Eastern
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
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Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Punjabi, Eastern
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