Khatri, Sikh in India

Population

317,000

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


The Sikhs

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Profile Source: The World Missions Atlas Project


Introduction / History

The Khatri are a people group with an undefined people cluster. They are also known as Arora Khatri, Bhiya Kshatriya, Chhatri, Katri, Khakar, Khakha, Khattri, Khakhar, Khakha Khatri, Patnulkaran, Patnulkarar, or Sethara. They are found mostly in India, but a small population resides in Pakistan and Afghanistan.


What are Their Lives Like?

They are believed to be a trading and business caste that originated in Punjab. In India, they are one of the most progressive and advanced communities. They often marry within their own community. They speak Urdu and other languages.


What are Their Beliefs?

Their primary religion is Sikhism, which most Khatri take very seriously. Sikhism originally formed as a sect of the Hindu community. There are few, if any known believers among them. There is a Bible, Jesus Film, Christian audio recordings, radio broadcasts, and the God's Story video in many of their languages.




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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 Khatri, Sikh
People Name in Country Khatri, Sikh
ROP3 Code 113631
Joshua Project People ID 18125
Indigenous Yes
Population in India 317,000
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group Arora Khatri, Bhiya Kshatriya, Chhatri, Katri, Khakar, Khakha, Khakha Khatri, Khakhar, Khattri, Patnulkaran, Patnulkarar, Sethara,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Panjabi, Eastern 276,710 Hindi 39,841 Bagri 8,340 Panjabi, Western 1,690
Haryanvi 1,260 Dogri 750 Kashmiri 605 Marwari 400
Kangri 390 Shekhawati 310 Kharia 290 Bilaspuri 140
Garhwali 140 Kumaoni 85 Awadhi 80 Gujarati 53
Chhattisgarhi 45 Chambeali 20 Mandeali 20
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Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Punjabi
People Name General Khatri, Sikh
Ethnic Code CNN25n
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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%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
0.00%
Protestant
0.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
0.00%
Photo Source: India Missions Association Copyrighted ©: Yes Used with permission
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl
Video Source: Asia Harvest
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