Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) in India

The Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) have only been reported in India
Population
63,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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People Name General Chitrakar (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Chitrakar (Hindu traditions)
Population in India 63,000
World Population 63,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Unengaged Yes (per Finishing the Task)
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Arya Kshatriya, Badhai, Bannagara, Bindhan, Bowlekar, Chatarkheya, Chhatarkhai, Chitar, Chitara, Chitari, Chiter, Chitrakar, Chitrakar and Bindani or Bindhani., Chitrakara, Chitrakari, Chitrakathi, Chitrakathi Joshi, Chittari, Cittari, Dalsingar, Gavali, Gudchitrakar, Gudigar, Harida, Haridas, Jadupati, Jadupeti, Jadupetia, Kundara, Kunder, Maharaja, Marathi Gavali, Mochi, Muchhi, Patua, Rachavar, Rachevar, Rajulu, Razu, Thakkar, चित्रकार (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 16602
ROP3 Code 111808
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Marathi-Konkani
People Group Chitrakar (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code CNN25j
Total Subgroups on file 5
Largest Subgroups
Haridas
90
Saivite
50
Vaishnavite
50
Markadi
0
Vidur
0
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Marathi-Konkani
People Group Chitrakar (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code CNN25j
Total Subgroups 5
  Haridas 90
  Saivite 50
  Vaishnavite 50
  Markadi 0
  Vidur 0
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 12
Largest States
Maharashtra
43,000
Odisha
10,000
Karnataka
5,000
West Bengal
2,800
Andhra Pradesh
600
Telangana
400
Madhya Pradesh
400
Tamil Nadu
200
Jharkhand
200
Bihar
100
Chandigarh
90
Andaman and Nicobar
10
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 12
  Maharashtra 43,000
  Odisha 10,000
  Karnataka 5,000
  West Bengal 2,800
  Andhra Pradesh 600
  Telangana 400
  Madhya Pradesh 400
  Tamil Nadu 200
  Jharkhand 200
  Bihar 100
  Chandigarh 90
  Andaman and Nicobar 10
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Marathi (35,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 12
Secondary Languages
Odia
10,000
Kannada
5,600
Hindi
3,900
Konkani
3,600
Bengali
3,100
Telugu
1,100
Konkani, Goan
400
Gujarati
300
Khandesi
200
Maithili
200
Tamil
70
Other People Groups Speaking Marathi
Primary Language Marathi (35,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 12
Secondary Languages
  Odia 10,000
  Kannada 5,600
  Hindi 3,900
  Konkani 3,600
  Bengali 3,100
  Telugu 1,100
  Konkani, Goan 400
  Gujarati 300
  Khandesi 200
  Maithili 200
  Tamil 70
People Groups Speaking Marathi

Primary Language:  Marathi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1807-1957)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1811-1982)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1821-2002)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
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Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Marathi
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
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 Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: मराठी - Marathi
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.06 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
95.26 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
4.68 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Map Source Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.




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