Jat, Sidhu, Sikh in India

Joshua Project has identified the Jat, Sidhu, Sikh only in India

Population

468,000

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

Scripture is clear that our battle is not against flesh and blood, but against spiritual forces of darkness. All unreached peoples are hindered by some kind of counterfeit spiritual belief system that keeps them away from Jesus Christ.

This is very true for the Sidhu Jats of India and Pakistan. They are the largest Muslim Jat clan in Pakistan's Punjab Province. Pakistan's city of Lahore remains a stronghold of this clan. About one-third of Sidhus are Muslims, and the rest are Sikhs, especially those from the Brars sub-clan that lives on India's side of the border.


What are Their Beliefs?

Besides embracing false spiritual beliefs, they also face a second obstacle to accepting Jesus. They are the most influential and prominent Jat clan. The Sidhus are mostly rich landlords and farmers, so they fail to see that they have needs.


What are Their Needs?

Believers who rise up to work among the Sidhu Jats of India will need a heavenly wisdom that includes sensitivity to cultural issues that face Jat subgroups. They need Holy Spirit given creative solutions to religious challenges that hold back the gospel message from the Jat people groups.


Prayer Points

* Pray that God will give wisdom to those reaching out to Jats.
* Pray that He will light a path before them to penetrate this people group with the truth of His gospel.



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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 Jat, Sidhu, Sikh
People Name in Country Jat, Sidhu, Sikh
ROP3 Code 115896
Joshua Project People ID 19903
Indigenous Yes
Population in India 468,000
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group Sikh Jat,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Panjabi, Eastern 409,236 Hindi 46,244 Bagri 15,770 Haryanvi 1,640
Bengali 20
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Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Jat
People Name General Jat, Sidhu, Sikh
Ethnic Code CNN25h
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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%
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl
Video Source: Asia Harvest
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