Sansi, Sikh in India

Joshua Project has identified the Sansi, Sikh only in India

Population

15,900

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


The Sikhs

Source Asia Harvest                                                Download

Profile Source: Global Prayer Digest / Keith Carey


Introduction / History

On a world map a 60,000-person village would probably not rate the tiniest of dots to represent it. If those 60,000 people were scattered over a broad range, where would the mapmaker place the dot? And what if these 60,000 people were continually moving from place to place? No dot, no representation, no home, no roots; these 60,000 Sansi people would be nearly invisible to the outside world.

But the Lord Almighty knows every Sansi person, and must surely weep for the desperate and criminal lifestyle they live. Cattle thievery and petty crimes support their families, and living in the shadows of near invisibility suits that existence just fine. However, their victims sometimes become violently angry, and life then becomes dangerous for this criminal nomadic group.

Their language is endangered because they only speak it among themselves, and there are so few of them. They are considered an "untouchable" caste, and government designs to settle them in one place have been thwarted by their continual habit of selling or bartering any land that is given to them.


Prayer Points

* Pray for a move of the Holy Spirit to transform Sansi communities so that they will do productive work rather than stealing.
* Pray that the Lord will call workers as gentle as doves but as sly as foxes to be able to identify with the Sansi Sikhs and share the way to eternal and abundant life with these precious black sheep.



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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 Sansi, Sikh
People Name in Country Sansi, Sikh
ROP3 Code 113678
Joshua Project People ID 18166
Indigenous Yes
Population in India 15,900
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group Bhedkhut, Kanjarbhatt, Kapadia, Kikan, Manesh, Rihluwala, Sanchia, Sansia,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Panjabi, Eastern 13,395 Hindi 2,170 Sansi 373 Marwari 95
Bagri 80 Panjabi, Western 40 Gujarati 20
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Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Punjabi
People Name General Sansi, 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%
Video Source: Asia Harvest
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