Saini, Sikh in India






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The Sikhs

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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  

Prayer Links
Global Prayer Digest: 2010-10-03
Global Prayer Digest: 2011-10-08
People Name General Saini, Sikh
People Name in Country Saini, Sikh
Population in India 713,000
World Population 713,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown 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
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 28  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution rankinging, )
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Panjabi, Eastern (615,000) Hindi (86,000) Bagri (8,000) Haryanvi (6,400)
Dogri (2,000) Marwari (800) Kumaoni (300) Garhwali (100)
Pahari, Mahasu (100) Shekhawati (100) Kangri (100) Awadhi (80)
Pahari-Potwari: Poonch (50) Gujarati (50) Kashmiri (20) Chhattisgarhi (Unknown)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Panjabi, Eastern 615,000 Hindi 86,000
Bagri 8,000 Haryanvi 6,400
Dogri 2,000 Marwari 800
Kumaoni 300 Garhwali 100
Pahari, Mahasu 100 Shekhawati 100
Kangri 100 Awadhi 80
Pahari-Potwari: Poonch 50 Gujarati 50
Kashmiri 20 Chhattisgarhi 10
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 Oral Bible
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
Prayer Links
Global Prayer Digest: 2010-10-03
Global Prayer Digest: 2011-10-08

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
100.00 %
0.00 %
Photo Source: India Missions Association   Copyrighted ©   Used with permission
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Video Source: Asia Harvest
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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