Chhipa, Sikh in India

Joshua Project has identified the Chhipa, Sikh only in India

Population

128,000

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


The Sikhs

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Profile Source: Anonymous


Introduction / History

The Chhipa of India lived first of all in Nagaur in the state of Rajasthan. The word Chhipa comes from the Gujarati word Chhapa which means to print. They now live in Rajasthan and Gujarat and do dyeing and printing of clothes as their work. They speak Marwari and live mostly in Rajasthan in places like Bikaner, Jodhpur, Nagaur and Kuchaman. The Chhipa are also called Chhimpa in Bikaner.

In northern Gujarat they live in Ahmedabad, Baroda, Bharuch and Nadiad. Most of them speak Gujarati.

In Punjab many Chhipas live in Bathinda. They follow the Sikh religion. They travel to Ghuman Sahib to celebrate the the birthday of Bhagat Namdev whose words are in the book they regard as being holy called Guru Granth Sahib.

The Chhipa are in many clans called Ataks. The most prominent ones are the Tak, Bhati, Molani, Chauhan, Deora, Kukda, Panwar and Reo. These clans are classed as being equal to each other. They intermarry but strongly favor cross cousin and parallel cousin marriages.

The Chhipa can speak in the Kutchi language also.


References

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/chhipa



Profile Source: Anonymous

People Name General Chhipa, Sikh
People Name in Country Chhipa, Sikh
Population in India 128,000
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bhavsar, Rangari, Rohilla, Tank Kshatriya
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Punjabi
People Name General Chhipa, Sikh
Ethnic Code CNN25n
Country India
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Panjabi, Eastern (115,000) Hindi (15,000) Bagri (1,600) Haryanvi (300)
Bilaspuri (100)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Panjabi, Eastern 115,000 Hindi 15,000
Bagri 1,600 Haryanvi 300
Bilaspuri 100
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1818-1954)
New Testament Yes   (1815-2011)
Complete Bible Yes   (1959-2002)
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Panjabi, Eastern
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Sikh Punjabi Language Film
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Scripture Bible-in-Your-Language
Scripture World Missionary Press Booklets
Largest Religion Other / Small
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
0.00%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
100.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl
Video Source: Asia Harvest
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