Madiga (Christian traditions) in India

Joshua Project has identified the Madiga (Christian traditions) only in India
Population
689,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Madiga people are occupational shoe makers in the caste society of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. They belong to Scheduled Caste Community. Traditionally they are considered outcastes doing unclean jobs so untouchables.


Where Are they Located?

They are located in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Their houses are in the outskirts of villages. They do jobs connected with leather and dead cattle. They make shoes, belts and other leather materials. They also play 'tappeta' a hand drum before village deities. They perform rituals like yoke roping the new bullocks. They also attend cremation duties. They are poor.


What Are Their Beliefs?

After the colonial rule many of them had converted to Christianity. Some follow Buddhism due to the influence of Dr. B R Ambedkar. Some follow Hinduism.


Prayer Points

Though many of them had converted to Christianity, since they remain nominal Spiritual revival, education and Employment are urgent needs for prayer.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Madiga (Christian traditions)
People Name in Country Madiga (Christian traditions)
Population in India 689,000
World Population 689,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 2.1
Least-Reached No
Alternate Names Adi Jambava, Arundhatiyan, Gosangi, Jambavu, Jambavulu, Madgi, Madigollu, Matangulu, Mathanpa, Putunbhatta, Sindholu
People ID 16625
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 18
Andhra Pradesh (363,000) Telangana (236,000) Karnataka (79,000) Tamil Nadu (3,100)
Maharashtra (2,300) West Bengal (1,300) Chhattisgarh (1,100) Jharkhand (400)
Delhi (400) Odisha (400) Kerala (400) Gujarat (400)
Madhya Pradesh (300) Assam (300) Pondicherry (300) Goa (70)
Tripura (20) Uttar Pradesh (10)
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 18
Andhra Pradesh (363,000) Telangana (236,000)
Karnataka (79,000) Tamil Nadu (3,100)
Maharashtra (2,300) West Bengal (1,300)
Chhattisgarh (1,100) Jharkhand (400)
Delhi (400) Odisha (400)
Kerala (400) Gujarat (400)
Madhya Pradesh (300) Assam (300)
Pondicherry (300) Goa (70)
Tripura (20) Uttar Pradesh (10)
Primary Language: Telugu (631,000 speakers)
Language Code: tel   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 6
Secondary Languages:
Kannada (36,000) English (8,600) Konkani, Goan (60) Gujarati (30)
Konkani
Primary Language: Telugu (631,000 speakers)
Language Code: tel   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 6
Secondary Languages:
Kannada (36,000) English (8,600)
Konkani, Goan (60) Gujarati (30)
Konkani (10)
For Primary Language: Telugu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1812-1966)
New Testament Yes   (1818-1989)
Complete Bible Yes   (1854-2002)
Audio Bible Online
 
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Telugu
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Telugu
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video The Pearl of Great Price (Indigitube.tv)
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Primary Religion: Christianity

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown
100.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
Photo Source: Anonymous  
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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