Saini, Sikh in Bangladesh






Largest Religion

Main Language


The Sikhs

Source Asia Harvest

Introduction / History

The Saini, Sikh belong to a middle class agriculturist society. They are hard-working and skilled workers. They are also known as Mallies in other part of India. They live in Jallandhar, Patiala, Hoshiyarpur and Ropar. They are also found in Haryana and Delhi.

What Are Their Lives Like?

They live an above average life in an upper middle class society.

What Are Their Beliefs?

They are Sikh by religion and their guru is Guru Granth Sahib JI.

What Are Their Needs?

They lack full social recognition and advancement.

Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Saini, Sikh
People Name in Country Saini, Sikh
Population in Bangladesh 400
World Population 713,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bogar, Deswali, Mali, Phulmali, Sain, Sainsar, Sani, Sanin, Saniyar, Sayani, Sayin, Shurasaini, Shursaini
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Punjabi
People Name General Saini, Sikh
Ethnic Code CNN25n
People ID 18163
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:  5  (up to 20 largest shown)
Dhaka (200) Chittagong (100) Khulna (40) Rajshahi (20)
Sylhet (10)
Total States on file:  5  (up to 20 largest shown)
Dhaka (200) Chittagong (100)
Khulna (40) Rajshahi (20)
Sylhet (10)
Languages & Dialects on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Panjabi, Western (200) Bengali (100)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Panjabi, Western 200 Bengali 100

For Main Lanugage: Panjabi, Western

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1885-1922)
New Testament Yes   (1819-2000)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Punjabi Bible stories
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Panjabi, Western
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter Cartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Primary Religion: Other / Small

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

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source: India Missions Association   Copyrighted ©   Used with permission
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Video Source: Asia Harvest
Profile Source: Anonymous  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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