Chain in Bangladesh

Population

25,000

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Joshua Project


The Chain are mainly a landowning community. At present, agriculture is the traditional and primary occupation. They generally do not accept food from the Dhobi, Chamar, Napit, and Bania communities, nor from Muslims. Except for the Brahman community, all other communities of the region accept food from them. Shell (sankha) bangles and vermilion are the symbols of married women. An Agradani or Kantaha Brahman officiates as a priest during ceremonial rituals.

Ministry Obstacles

Spiritual opposition can be expected when the Gospel of Christ is proclaimed. Pray against this opposition and for freedom for the Gospel to advance.


Outreach Ideas

The Chain community primarily speaks Bengali, and there are many good resources available in Bengali. Pray for workers to take these to the people.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

There are no known followers of Christ within the Chain community in Bangladesh. Pray they will encounter believers in their interactions outside of the group, who will be lead to share the Gospel with them.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Please pray the Chain community will be able to prepare their children for productive lives, with good schools available.

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Country Bangladesh
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country
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People Name General Chain
People Name in Country Chain
ROP3 Code 111755
Joshua Project People ID 16564
Indigenous Yes
Population in Bangladesh 25,000
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group Chai,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Bengali 24,982
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Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Bengali
People Name General Chain
Ethnic Code CNN25c
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Largest Religion Hinduism
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
0.00%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
100.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
0.00%
Protestant
0.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
0.00%
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