Brahman, Deshastha in India

Joshua Project has identified the Brahman, Deshastha only in India






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People Name General Brahman, Deshastha
People Name in Country Brahman, Deshastha
Population in India 596,000
World Population 596,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Atharian, Debra, Deshi, Madhva, Rigvedi, Smartha, Yajurvedi
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Marathi-Konkani
People Name General Brahman, Deshastha
Ethnic Code CNN25j
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
Marathi (375,000) Hindi (63,000) Kannada (46,000) Konkani (29,000)
Gujarati (28,000) Tamil (9,300) Khandesi (7,200) Konkani, Goan (3,900)
Chhattisgarhi (300) Kachchi (200) Nimadi (50) Merwari (30)
Marwari (20)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Marathi 375,000 Hindi 63,000
Kannada 46,000 Konkani 29,000
Gujarati 28,000 Tamil 9,300
Khandesi 7,200 Konkani, Goan 3,900
Chhattisgarhi 300 Kachchi 200
Nimadi 50 Merwari 30
Marwari 20
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1807-1957)
New Testament Yes   (1811-1982)
Complete Bible Yes   (1821-2002)
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Online scripture / 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 Marathi
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Bible Visuals
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Printed Matter Fathers Love Letter
Scripture Bible-in-Your-Language
Scripture Bibles, Bible League
Scripture EasyBibles
Scripture World Missionary Press Booklets

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
100.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %
Map Source: Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
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