Mahar (Christian traditions) in India

The Mahar (Christian traditions) have only been reported in India
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People Name General Mahar (Christian traditions)
People Name in Country Mahar (Christian traditions)
Population in India 388,000
World Population 388,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 3
Alternate Names Kadom, Kelo Mahar, Somvanshi Pawar, Yadav, महार (क्रिस्चियन ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 16626
ROP3 Code 111835
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 16
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
Maharashtra
347,000
Karnataka
15,000
Madhya Pradesh
11,000
Chhattisgarh
5,600
Goa
2,700
Telangana
2,300
Gujarat
1,500
Tamil Nadu
1,400
Odisha
900
Andhra Pradesh
400
Delhi
300
Rajasthan
200
Kerala
90
Dadra and Nagar Have
50
Uttar Pradesh
40
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 16
  Maharashtra 347,000
  Karnataka 15,000
  Madhya Pradesh 11,000
  Chhattisgarh 5,600
  Goa 2,700
  Telangana 2,300
  Gujarat 1,500
  Tamil Nadu 1,400
  Odisha 900
  Andhra Pradesh 400
  Delhi 300
  Rajasthan 200
  Kerala 90
  Dadra and Nagar Have 50
  Uttar Pradesh 40
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Marathi (333,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 13
Secondary Languages
Konkani, Goan
20,000
Konkani
17,000
Hindi
13,000
English
5,200
Chhattisgarhi
1,300
Ahirani
700
Kannada
300
Odia
300
Telugu
200
Nimadi
100
Gujarati
60
Bengali
30
Other People Groups Speaking Marathi
Primary Language Marathi (333,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 13
Secondary Languages
  Konkani, Goan 20,000
  Konkani 17,000
  Hindi 13,000
  English 5,200
  Chhattisgarhi 1,300
  Ahirani 700
  Kannada 300
  Odia 300
  Telugu 200
  Nimadi 100
  Gujarati 60
  Bengali 30
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
Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
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: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
100.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
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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