Bindla in India

The Bindla have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Introduction / History

The Bindla are a scheduled caste meaning that their status among Hindus is low but not really low. They live mostly in Andhra Pradesh. They speak, read and write in Telugu, the language of Andhra Pradesh. A few of the Bindla live in Maharashtra and Karnataka.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Women help with financial and religious matters. They work mostly in agriculture and some of them make shoes. They are mostly landless. Their children are becoming more educated, but the literacy level is low. They are not vegetarians and they eat beef and pork.


What Are Their Beliefs?

They are Hindus and traditionally priests.


What Are Their Needs?

The Bindla people need the opportunity to receive the abundant blessings that only Jesus Christ offers.


Prayer Points

Pray that Indian believers lead the Bindla to a Christ-ward movement. Pray that they realize God loves them regardless of their social status and that they can find their dignity and worth in Him. Pray for workers.


Scripture Prayers for the Bindla in India.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Bindla
People Name in Country Bindla
Population this Country 18,000
Population all Countries 18,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Kolupulavandlu; बिंदला
People ID 16458
ROP3 Code 111622
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 3
Largest States
Telangana
15,000
Andhra Pradesh
2,000
Maharashtra
700
Districts Interactive map, listing and data download
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 3
  Telangana 15,000
  Andhra Pradesh 2,000
  Maharashtra 700
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Telugu (16,000 speakers)
Language Code tel   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
Marathi
100
Kannada
Primary Language Telugu (16,000 speakers)
Language Code tel   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
  Marathi 100
  Kannada 10
People Groups Speaking Telugu

Primary Language:  Telugu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1812-1966)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1818-1989)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1854-2022)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name Source
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings Love letter to you from scripture Father's Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories One Story
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Following Jesus video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Telugu Jesus Film Project
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
Film / Video The Hope Video Mars Hill Media
Film / Video The Story Create International
General Bible for Children Bible for Children
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.04 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.96 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more