Chobdar of India
People Name: Chobdar
Country: India
Language: Marwari
Population: 7,300
Unreached: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
Primary Religion: Hinduism
% Adherents: 0.00 %
% Evangelical: 0.00 %
Progress Status: 1.0
Profile provided by:

Joshua Project
PO Box 62614
Colorado Springs, CO 80962
United States


Introduction / History
The Chobdar live in Rajasthan. The word chobdar means stockholder.

They speak Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. They are not vegetarians and eat wheat as a cereal.

The Chobdar are monogamous. Divorce and marrying again are allowed. There are birth and marriage rituals. The dead are cremated except for small children who are buried. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home.

The Chobdar work in cultivation, bookbinding and tailoring. They have festivals.

Hinduism is their religion. They believe in education and have their children educated. Modern medicines and hospitals are used by them.

Prayer Points
* Pray that Indian Christians lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials lead them to salvation.

Chobdar of India