Rajput Ponwar, Muslim traditions in India






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Introduction / History

The Ponwar or Panwar Rajputs of India have many village owners and cultivators. They have traveled from their own country to other parts looking for work.

The men have married women who are not Rajputs. The Ponwar of Wainganga Valley marry each other though. They have exogamous sections, meaning that members of a segment of the group only marry with a person outside of their section. Some have the names of Rajput clans. The names of the castes show that they have married away from their own people.

Some of the Ponwar Rajputs are Hindus and they speak Hindi. Others of them are Muslims and speak in Urdu.

Prayer Points

* Pray that God will give the Ponwar Rajputs dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that with them mixing with others that the Ponwar will meet Indian Christians who will lead them to Salvation too.



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People Name General Rajput Ponwar, Muslim traditions
People Name in Country Rajput Ponwar, Muslim traditions
Population in India 72,000
World Population 284,000
Countries 3
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Panwar
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 21  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file:  10  (up to 20 largest shown)
Uttar Pradesh (55,000) Haryana (8,500) Jammu and Kashmir (3,200) Delhi (2,100)
Gujarat (1,900) Uttarakhand (600) Himachal Pradesh (400) Punjab (400)
Maharashtra (80) Chandigarh (20)
Total States on file:  10  (up to 20 largest shown)
Uttar Pradesh (55,000) Haryana (8,500)
Jammu and Kashmir (3,200) Delhi (2,100)
Gujarat (1,900) Uttarakhand (600)
Himachal Pradesh (400) Punjab (400)
Maharashtra (80) Chandigarh (20)

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Languages & Dialects on file:  11  (up to 20 largest shown)
Urdu (62,000) Panjabi, Eastern (2,500) Bhojpuri (2,500) Kashmiri (1,600)
Gujarati (900) Dogri (700) Awadhi (600) Kanauji (300)
Marwari (300) Bagri (100) Garhwali (70)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Urdu 62,000 Panjabi, Eastern 2,500
Bhojpuri 2,500 Kashmiri 1,600
Gujarati 900 Dogri 700
Awadhi 600 Kanauji 300
Marwari 300 Bagri 100
Garhwali 70
For Primary Language: Urdu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1747-1894)
New Testament Yes   (1758-2000)
Complete Bible Yes   (1843-1998)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible Visuals General
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Revised Urdu Bible Text / Printed Matter
Bible: UGV Devanagari Text / Printed Matter
Bible: اردو جیو ورژن Text / Printed Matter
Bibles, Bible League Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
Fathers Love Letter Text / Printed Matter
Four Spiritual Laws General
God's Story Video Film / Video
Gods Simple Plan General
Got Questions Ministry General
International Bible Society Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Urdu Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime) Film / Video
Online New Testament - Easy to Read (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online New Testament - Pakistan Bible Society (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
100.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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