Churaute in Nepal

Joshua Project has identified the Churaute only in Nepal

Population

5,310

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Anonymous


Introduction / History

The Churautes have been long known as the Hill Muslims of Nepal. They get their name from the term chura which means 'glass bangle'. The Churautes are of the lower artisan caste of the central Nepal hills.


What are Their Lives Like?

Today the small Churaute community can still be found in the hills of Gorkha, Tanahu and Syangja districts as sellers of glass bangles, hair ornaments and small items. They are referred to as 'miyan' and are considered 'untouchable.' The Churautes speak Nepali and are Sunni Muslims.


What are Their Needs?

Pray that the Nepali church living in and among this depressed hill Muslim group would share the truth of Christ with them. Because of the religious isolation of this Muslim group in a very Hindu and Buddhist area, it ought to be easier to proclaim the Gospel of Good News to the Churaute. Praise God around half a dozen believers can be found among them. Pray for their witness and discipleship in Christ.




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Country Nepal
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country East and south central.
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People Name General Churaute
People Name in Country Churaute
ROP3 Code 111819
Joshua Project People ID 16612
Indigenous Yes
Population in Nepal 5,310
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group Churoate,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Nepali 5,105 Rajbanshi 184 Urdu 154 Bantawa 41
Newar 40 Bhojpuri 5
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Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Nepali-Pahari
People Name General Churaute
Ethnic Code CNN25k
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Largest Religion Islam
Buddhism
0.81%
Christianity
0.00%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
4.49%
Islam
94.70%
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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