Rajput in Nepal

Population

59,100

Christian

0.20%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


The Rajputs

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The name Rajput is derived from the Sanskrit word rajputra, meaning son of a ruler. The Rajputra constitutes a class of nobility. The Rajput clans emerged as a dominant community in north and western India in the colonial period. The economic data suggests that the majority of Rajput are landowners. A large number of communities have migrated to their present habitat and this has made them one of the most mobile groups.

Ministry Obstacles

High caste communities find it especially difficult to humble themselves enough to accept God's free gift.


Outreach Ideas

Sustained prayer and dedicated workers are needed.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

Pray for the small group of Christian believers among the Hindu Rajput, that they will be united in love around the truth of Scripture. Pray they live a life of love, just as Christ loved them and gave himself up for them.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray for the Rajput community to increasingly grow in awareness of Jesus, his life and his sacrifice for them. Pray the Lord will give them a hunger to know, then satisfy that hunger.

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Country Nepal
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country
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People Name General Rajput
People Name in Country Rajput
ROP3 Code 113412
Joshua Project People ID 17928
Indigenous Yes
Population in Nepal 59,100
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group Bharadwaja, Chandravamsan, Chhatri, Chhetri, Kashrap Rajput, Kashyap, Khetri, Kshatriya, Muslim Jeer, Muslims of Nepal, Mustigar, Musugu Rajulu, Rajapalayam Raju, Raju, Ravikula Kshatriya, Suryavamsan, Suryavanshi Kshatriya, Thakur,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Maithili 21,624 Bhojpuri 14,855 Nepali 11,758 Awadhi 5,341
Marwari 4,844 Hindi 2,041 Magar, Eastern 430 Rajbanshi 250
Panjabi, Eastern 186 Bantawa 150 Angika 110 Bengali 59
Bagheli 40 Sindhi 31 Newar 30 Kumaoni 30
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Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Hindi
People Name General Rajput
Ethnic Code CNN25r
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Largest Religion Hinduism
Buddhism
0.17%
Christianity
0.20%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
99.39%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.10%
Unknown
0.15%
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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Map Source: Joshua Project / Global Mapping International
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