Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) in India


Population
150,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Nagarchi live in India and Bangladesh. In India they live in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. Their traditional work is playing the drums.

In central India many of the Nagarchi live among the Gond people. There are no villages where only the Nagarchi live. They are Hindus by religion and are endogamous. Their education level is low so the gospel will need to be given in oral form too.

The language the Nagarchi speak is Nagarchal. In Maharashtra they also speak Marathi and also Rajasthani in Rajasthan. In Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh they speak in Hindi too.


Prayer Points

* Pray that gospel recordings will lead them to salvation.
* Pray that God will give the Nagarchi dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.


References

http://www-01.sil.org/silesr/2009/silesr2009-010.pdf


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Prayer Links:
Global Prayer Digest: 2012-10-31
People Name General Nagarchi (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Nagarchi (Hindu traditions)
Population in India 150,000
World Population 168,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached Yes
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Badyakar, Bajandar, Dhuli, Dhulia, Nagara, Nagarji, Nagesia, Natta, Shabdakar, नागरची (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 17741
ROP3 Code 113199
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 10
Largest States
Chhattisgarh (114,000) Jharkhand (16,000) West Bengal (15,000)
Odisha (2,400) Madhya Pradesh (700) Tripura (600)
Rajasthan (500) Bihar (400) Maharashtra (400)
Andaman and Nicobar (30)
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 10
Chhattisgarh (114,000) Jharkhand (16,000)
West Bengal (15,000) Odisha (2,400)
Madhya Pradesh (700) Tripura (600)
Rajasthan (500) Bihar (400)
Maharashtra (400) Andaman and Nicobar (30)
Primary Language: Hindi (90,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: hin   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 34
Secondary Languages:
(only 20 largest shown)
Chhattisgarhi (32,000) Sadri (12,000) Bengali (4,000)
Odia (2,200) Kurux (1,800) Santhali (600)
Marathi (300) Punjabi, Eastern (100) Nepali (80)
Mundari (70) Munda (70) Korwa (40)
Tamil (30) Kharia (20) Gujarati (20)
Bodo (20) Gondi, Northern (20) Ho (20)
Khandesi (10) Koda
Primary Language: Hindi (90,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 34
Secondary Languages: (only 20 largest shown)
Chhattisgarhi (32,000) Sadri (12,000)
Bengali (4,000) Odia (2,200)
Kurux (1,800) Santhali (600)
Marathi (300) Punjabi, Eastern (100)
Nepali (80) Mundari (70)
Munda (70) Korwa (40)
Tamil (30) Kharia (20)
Gujarati (20) Bodo (20)
Gondi, Northern (20) Ho (20)
Khandesi (10) Koda (10)
Primary Language: Hindi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1806-1962)
New Testament Yes   (1811-1998)
Complete Bible Yes   (1818-2000)
Audio Bible 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 Hindi Bible stories
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video A Pilgrimage (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Aasha - Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Coconuts (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Creation to Christ (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Fathers Love Letter
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Haqeeqat Episode 6 (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindi
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 Ten Virgins (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video The Final Prodigal (Indigitube.tv)
Primary Religion: Hinduism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.03 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.61 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.04 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.32 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
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Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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