Patial in India


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Main Language
Largest Religion
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Evangelical
Progress
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Introduction / History

The Patikar live in West Bengal and are Hindus. The word Pati means mat. They speak, read and write in Bengali and are not vegetarians who eat wheat.

The Patikar are monogamous. Widowers can marry again. There are birth and marriage rituals. On the death of the father, sons and daughters have same shares of the the property but the daughters do not claim it. The oldest son becomes in charge of the home.

The Patikar make a certain kind of mat from the mutra plant and sell it. They have a council to look after them. Their children are educated to secondary level. They use modern medicines.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Patial in India.

* Pray that gospel materials will lead them to salvation.
* Pray that council leaders will come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.


References

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


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Patial
People Name in Country Patial
World Population 84,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 2
Alternate Names Mandal, Paital, Patikar, Patit, Patita, Patki, Patra Tantia, पटियाल
People ID 17853
ROP3 Code 113329
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 8
Largest States
Odisha
73,000
West Bengal
900
Jharkhand
500
Assam
500
Chhattisgarh
300
Bihar
200
Telangana
100
Delhi
100
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 8
  Odisha 73,000
  West Bengal 900
  Jharkhand 500
  Assam 500
  Chhattisgarh 300
  Bihar 200
  Telangana 100
  Delhi 100
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Odia (71,000 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
Bengali
1,500
Assamese
300
Mundari: Bhumij
200
Hindi
200
Ho
100
Maithili
100
Chhattisgarhi
80
Primary Language Odia (71,000 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
  Bengali 1,500
  Assamese 300
  Mundari: Bhumij 200
  Hindi 200
  Ho 100
  Maithili 100
  Chhattisgarhi 80
People Groups Speaking Odia

Primary Language:  Odia

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1811-1956)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1809-2000)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1815-2004)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
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 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 Odia
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Rivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
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: ODIA - Oriya
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.08 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.92 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Photo Source Gerald Roberts 
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.