Mallik, Muslim in Bangladesh






Largest Religion

Main Language


The Burning Heart

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Sources describe the Muslim Mallik as those who have converted from Hinduism in the past. Farming has been a traditional vocation, but the Mallik are presently engaged in other vocations as well. A married woman wears a nose-stud as a symbol of a marriage. Their traditional community council consists of nine members who are elected by a voice vote for a period of one year. In most areas they freely associate with other Muslim groups, but in a few areas there are social restrictions in place for certain Muslim groups. They are Sunni Muslims.

Ministry Obstacles

Anyone coming to Christ in a Muslim community is likely to experience ostracism, or worse. Fear of rejection by family and friends is a strong deterrent.

Outreach Ideas

Muslims already know of Isa Jesus, and honor him as a prophet. Perhaps the Lord will reveal himself more fully to many in the Mallik community. Please pray for this to occur.

Pray for the Followers of Christ

The Mallik live in India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, but there are no known Christians among them in any of these countries. However, please pray for any secret believers there may be, and pray for those who will soon come to Christ in each of these three countries.

Pray for the Entire People Group

Please pray for strong conviction of sin for this people group, that they will yearn for a savior. Pray they will not receive satisfaction from a religion that offers no promise of eternal life, and no power to live abundantly in this life, as Jesus promised those who follow him.

Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Mallik, Muslim
People Name in Country Mallik, Muslim
Population in Bangladesh 38,000
World Population 589,000
Countries 3
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Akbar, Amalek, Malek, Maulik
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Bengali
People Name General Mallik, Muslim
Ethnic Code CNN25e
People ID 17428
Country Bangladesh
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 43  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file:  6  (up to 20 largest shown)
Dhaka (10,000) Khulna (8,600) Chittagong (6,200) Rajshahi (5,600)
Barisal (2,400) Sylhet (2,000)
Total States on file:  6  (up to 20 largest shown)
Dhaka (10,000) Khulna (8,600)
Chittagong (6,200) Rajshahi (5,600)
Barisal (2,400) Sylhet (2,000)
Languages & Dialects on file:  3  (up to 20 largest shown)
Bengali (31,000) Chittagonian (2,200) Sylheti (1,700)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Bengali 31,000 Chittagonian 2,200
Sylheti 1,700

For Main Lanugage: Bengali

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1800-1980)
New Testament Yes   (1801-1984)
Complete Bible Yes   (1809-2000)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Bengali Bible stories
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Bangla Version (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Mussolmani Version (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament- Common Version (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Bengali
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Bengali Language Film
Film / Video Following Jesus (India)
Film / Video General Ministry Resources
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Bengali
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
100.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Video Source: Create International
Profile Source: Joshua Project  
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