Chobdar in India

The Chobdar have only been reported in India
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Introduction / History

The Chobdar live in Rajasthan. The word chobdar means stockholder.

They speak Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. They are not vegetarians and eat wheat as a cereal.

The Chobdar are monogamous. Divorce and marrying again are allowed. There are birth and marriage rituals. The dead are cremated except for small children who are buried. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home.

The Chobdar work in cultivation, bookbinding and tailoring. They have festivals.

Hinduism is their religion. They believe in education and have their children educated. Modern medicines and hospitals are used by them.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Chobdar in India.

* Pray that Indian Christians lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials lead them to salvation.


References

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


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Chobdar
People Name in Country Chobdar
World Population 7,200
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 Chhadibardar; Chopdia; चोबड़ार
People ID 16607
ROP3 Code 111813
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)
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)
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Marwari (7,200 speakers)
Language Code rwr   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Marwari (7,200 speakers)
Language Code rwr   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Marwari

Primary Language:  Marwari

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1815-1867)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1820-1821)
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope
Film / Video Coconuts
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Marwari
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
100.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
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Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.