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Rajput Kanet in India

Rajput Kanet

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
673,000 Kangri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % No   

Rajput Kanet in India

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Introduction / History
The Thuana or Rajput Kanet live on the Bilaspur-Solan border of Himachal Pradesh in India. Their name comes from the village of Thohan. They speak Bilaspuri and read and write in Devanagari. Wheat and maize are their favorite cereals and they are not vegetarians.

The Thuan are named after the villages that their ancestors lived in. They are endogamous, meaning they prefer to marry within their group. Thakur is used as a surname. There are birth and marriage rituals. Divorce is allowed. Sons inherit the property on the death of the father. The dead are cremated.

The Thuana work in agriculture and breed cattle and sheep for example. Some work as laborers and some in horticulture.

Family planning is used by the Thuana. They are Hindus by religion. They have a low level of reading and writing which means the gospel will need to be given to them in oral form too.

Prayer Points
* Himachal Pradesh has a growing number converting to Christianity. Pray that some of them will give the gospel message to the Thuana leading them to Salvation.
* Pray that gospel recordings will bring them to Jesus Christ.

References
Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999

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Global Prayer Digest: 2019-08-31
 
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The Rajputs
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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:673,000
Largest States:
Himachal Pradesh (652,000)Punjab (14,000)
Haryana (6,400)Chandigarh (700)
Total States on file:4
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Rajput Kanet
People Name General: Rajput Kanet
Alternate People Names:
KanetRanot Kaundal Rajput
Thohnuराजपूत, कानेट
ROP3 Code: 116188
Joshua Project People ID: 20404
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 673,000
Population all Countries: 673,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Forward Caste - Rajput
People Name General: Rajput Kanet
Ethnic Code: CNN25
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Language
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Primary Language: Kangri (165,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): xnr    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Hindi (130,000)Mandeali (126,000)
Pahari, Mahasu (114,000)Bilaspuri (53,000)
Pahari, Kullu (22,000)Punjabi, Eastern (16,000)
Churahi (11,000)Sirmauri (6,700)
Kinnauri (3,100)Pangwali (2,700)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 24
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism1.17 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism98.63 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.20 % 
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: 2007
New Testament:
2017
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 RecordingsOnline Scripture / Scripture stories
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Kangri
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Kangri
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
 
 
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Rajput Kanet in India

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