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Bania Chetti in India

Bania Chetti

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
751,000 Tamil Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Bania Chetti in India

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Introduction / History
The Chettiar are also called Chetti. Chetti is a name given to many castes among this people. The word Chetti means trader.

The Chettiar speak, read and write in Tamil. They live in Tamil Nadu in India. They have migrated to Tamil Nadu.

Among the Chettiar there seems to be more widowers than widows. There are more married men than married women.

The Chettiar have sub groups called Ayira Vaisyar.

Prayer Points
* Pray that Indian Christians will lead the Chettiar to Jesus Christ
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to salvation.
* Pray that websites that are Christian 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:751,000
Largest States:
Tamil Nadu (401,000)Karnataka (108,000)
Maharashtra (83,000)Andhra Pradesh (71,000)
Kerala (67,000)Telangana (13,000)
Goa (5,200)Puducherry (2,200)
Gujarat (100)
Total States on file:9
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Bania Chetti
People Name General: Bania Chetti
Alternate People Names:
ArayiaArayia Vaisya
Ayira VysyarBaqal
ChettiChettiar
KomatiSahukar
VaisyaVani
Vaniaबनिया, चेट्टी
ROP3 Code: 115147
Joshua Project People ID: 19695
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 751,000
Population all Countries: 757,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Forward Caste - Bania
People Name General: Bania Chetti
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Tamil (426,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): tam    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Telugu (174,000)Kannada (128,000)
Malayalam (21,000)Marathi (10,000)
Konkani (6,200)Tulu (1,300)
Konkani, Goan (1,000)
Total Languages: 8
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism89.13 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small10.87 % 
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
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1714-1956
New Testament:
1715-1998Audio
Complete Bible: 1727-2002
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsFather's Love Letter
Audio RecordingsGeneral Ministry Resources
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFinding Peace
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGeneral Ministry Resources
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Tamil
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Prophets' Story
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Old Version Bible
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Bania Chetti in India

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