Kunjra in Pakistan

Joshua Project has identified the Kunjra only in Pakistan

Population

29,900

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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Introduction / History

The Kunjra of India are one of several unengaged people groups in the east Indian state of Bihar, a state with 15 million Muslims and no one working long-term to reach them. Bihari Muslims are the second largest unengaged people cluster in the world.


Where are they Located?

Located between West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh, Bihar is one of the poorest and least developed states in all of India and one of the most spiritually dark places on earth. Destitute and extreme poverty, overt idolatry, and sometimes overwhelming spiritual warfare characterize the state and make long-term work very difficult. Though it is the 12th largest state in India in terms of geographical size, Bihar is extremely populous and ranks as the 3rd most populated state in the nation, with 95 million people.


What are Their Lives Like?

Belonging to one of the backward, or lower castes, their hereditary societal status is defined by their occupation as vegetable sellers.


What are Their Beliefs?

Hinduism is the majority religion in Bihar; however, Muslims comprise a significant portion of the state's population and are a large minority. Of the Muslim people groups in Bihar, the Kunjra are among the largest.


What are Their Needs?

In 2008 a dam broke in Nepal, which borders Bihar to the north, and caused catastrophic flooding in Bihar. Frontiers workers who traveled to the area determined that although clean water and sanitation are desperate needs for the people of Bihar, teams who go with this work as their identity will not find it easy to get in. Instead, teams who go with business skills and the ability to create jobs will be much better received.




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Country Pakistan
Continent Asia
Region Central Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country
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People Name General Kunjra
People Name in Country Kunjra
ROP3 Code 115619
Joshua Project People ID 19482
Indigenous Yes
Population in Pakistan 29,900
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Panjabi, Western Sindhi Urdu
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Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Urdu Muslim
People Name General Kunjra
Ethnic Code CNN25r
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Largest Religion Islam
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
0.00%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
100.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
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: Frontiers
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl
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