Panan in India

Joshua Project has identified the Panan only in India

Population

240,000

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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Introduction / History

Panan are an ancient Tamil people and are mentioned in Old Tamil literature.


Where are they Located?

Presently the majority of them live in the state of Tamil Nadu. They are also in Kerala State and in Sri Lanka. Most of them are scattered all over.


What are Their Lives Like?

Their age old occupation is singing of hymns to Hindu deities. They were the main orators in the king's palace and also acted as ambassadors. presently, some of them are tailors.


What are Their Beliefs?

Most of them are Hindus. Now some of them have accepted Christianity.


What are Their Needs?

Most of them are economically, socially and most importantly spiritually struggling. There is also a lack of understanding and unity among them.


Prayer Points

* Pray they will know the salvation of Lord Jesus Christ.
* Pray there will be an increase in awareness about them.
* Pray teams for outreach ministry will visit them.



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Country India
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country
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People Name General Panan
People Name in Country Panan
ROP3 Code 113298
Joshua Project People ID 17825
Indigenous Yes
Population in India 240,000
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tamil 180,930 Malayalam 62,875
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Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Tamil
People Name General Panan
Ethnic Code CNN23c
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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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