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Rajput, Rajbansi in India

Rajput, Rajbansi

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
486,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Rajput, Rajbansi in India

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Introduction / History
The Rajbanshi of India began to be called by that name at the beginning of the last century. Their name means royal family. They are Hindus.

In West Bengal, the Rajbanshi are a scheduled caste. They are not vegetarians and eat meat, fish and eggs and wheat as a cereal.

The Rajbanshi live in the north of West Bengal. They speak, read and write in Bengali. The average number of people per house is six. Divorce is allowed. They have two sub-groups: the Barabhag and the Chhotobhag. The women take part in financial and religious matters. The dead are cremated.

Some of the Rajbanshi live in Assam and Bihar too.

Prayer Points
* Pray that Indian Christians will help lead the Rajbanshi to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials and the internet will lead them to salvation.

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

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The Rajputs
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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: South Asia
Persecution Rank:15 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:486,000
Largest States:
Madhya Pradesh (241,000)Uttar Pradesh (210,000)
Haryana (17,000)Himachal Pradesh (4,800)
Bihar (3,600)Uttarakhand (2,800)
Punjab (1,900)Chhattisgarh (1,400)
Gujarat (1,300)West Bengal (900)
Total States on file:17
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Rajput, Rajbansi
People Name General: Rajput, Rajbansi
Alternate People Names:
Raghuvansiराजपूत, राजबांसी
ROP3 Code: 116208
Joshua Project People ID: 20424
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 486,000
Population all Countries: 486,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Hindi
People Name General: Rajput, Rajbansi
Ethnic Code: CNN25
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Language
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Primary Language: Hindi (403,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Bhojpuri (41,000)Awadhi (6,600)
Bundeli (5,600)Kanauji (2,400)
Malvi (1,500)Haryanvi (1,400)
Bagheli (1,400)Gujarati (1,200)
Bengali (800)Kangri (800)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 24
   
 
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
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1806-1962
New Testament:
1811-1998Audio
Complete Bible: 1818-2000
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 RecordingsHindi Bible stories
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoA Beautiful Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoA Pilgrimage (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoAasha - Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoCoconuts (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoCreation to Christ (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoFathers Love Letter
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoHaqeeqat Episode 6 (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoTen Virgins (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoThe Final Prodigal (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video: View in Hindi
Film / VideoThe Price of Life (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoYeshu Satsang (Indigitube.tv)
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGods Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
GeneralYeshu Samaj
Text / Printed MatterBible: Hindi Holy Bible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Hindi Holy Bible
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterHindi Bible
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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