Bharbhunja (Muslim traditions) in India


Population
64,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Bharbhunja of India parch and sell grain. Some have businesses and some work for the government. Property is inherited by the sons and the oldest takes charge of the home when the father dies. Councils look after community matters.

In Haryana, the Bharbhunja speak Hindi and Punjabi and read and write in Devanagari. They are vegetarians who eat wheat as their main cereal. They use traditional and modern medicines and use family planning.

In Punjab, they speak Punjabi and read and write in Gurmukhi. Some are vegetarians but not all.

In Rajasthan they speak Mawari and read and write in Devanagari. Marriages are between adults only through arrangement. Divorce and marrying again is allowed.

In Gujarat, they speak, read and write in Gujarati. They have adult and child marriages.

In Maharashtra they speak Hindi and Gujarati and read and write in Devanagari. They worship account books at an annual ritual.

There are Bharbhunja in Delhi where they speak Urdu as well as Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. The Bharbhunja also live in Madhya Pradesh and Chandigarh.


Prayer Points

* Pray that leaders of the councils will come to Jesus Christ and lead others of the Bharbhunja to Him.
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to salvation.


References

Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Bharbhunja (Muslim traditions)
People Name in Country Bharbhunja (Muslim traditions)
Population in India 64,000
World Population 68,900
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 2 to 3
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names भरभूंजा (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 16413
ROP3 Code 111564
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 4
Largest States
Uttar Pradesh
(56,000)
Madhya Pradesh
(4,400)
Uttarakhand
(3,200)
Gujarat
(90)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 4
  Uttar Pradesh (56,000)
  Madhya Pradesh (4,400)
  Uttarakhand (3,200)
  Gujarat (90)
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Urdu (62,000 speakers)
Language Code urd   Ethnologue Listing
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 5
Secondary Languages
Awadhi
(500)
Bundeli
(400)
Garhwali
(300)
Gujarati
(90)
People Groups Speaking Urdu
Primary Language Urdu (62,000 speakers)
Language Code urd   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 5
Secondary Languages
  Awadhi (500)
  Bundeli (400)
  Garhwali (300)
  Gujarati (90)
People Groups Speaking Urdu

Primary Language:  Urdu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1747-1894)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1758-2000)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1843-2016)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Easy to Read (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Pakistan Bible Society (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Audio Recordings Urdu Bible stories
Audio Recordings Urdu Online Audio Bible
Film / Video A Gathering of the Followers of Isa (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Urdu
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Greatest Sacrifice (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video The Prophets Story (Indigitube.tv)
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
Unknown
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Map Source Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
Religion Values * From India census data.  Current values may differ.


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