The name Rajput is derived from the Sanskrit word rajputra, meaning son of a ruler. The Rajputra constitutes a class of nobility. The Rajput clans emerged as a dominant community in north and western India in the colonial period. The economic data suggests that the majority of Rajput are landowners. A large number of communities have migrated to their present habitat and this has made them one of the most mobile groups.
High caste communities find it especially difficult to humble themselves enough to accept God's free gift.
Sustained prayer and dedicated workers are needed.
Pray for the small group of Christian believers among the Hindu Rajput, that they will be united in love around the truth of Scripture. Pray they live a life of love, just as Christ loved them and gave himself up for them.
Pray for the Rajput community to increasingly grow in awareness of Jesus, his life and his sacrifice for them. Pray the Lord will give them a hunger to know, then satisfy that hunger.
|Profile Source: Joshua Project|
|People Name General||Rajput (Hindu traditions)|
|People Name in Country||Rajput (Hindu traditions)|
|Population in Pakistan||13,000|
|Progress Scale||2 ●|
|Alternate Names||Bharadwaja, Chandravamsan, Chhatri, Chhetri, Gorkha, Kashrap Rajput, Kashyap, Khetri, Kshatriya, Kshatriya Raju, Kshattriya, Mavi, Mawi, Musalman Rajput, Musalman Thakur, Muslim Jeer, Muslims of Nepal, Mustigar, Musugu Rajulu, Pardeshi Rajput, Raghubansi, Rajapalayam Raju, Rajput Muslim, Raju, Rangar, Ranghar, Ravikula Kshatriya, Suryavamsa Kshatriya, Suryavamsan, Suryavanshi Kshatriya, Thakur, राजपूत|
|Persecution Rank||6 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|
|Total States on file:||4|
|Primary Language:||Sindhi (6,800 speakers) People group listing|
|Language Code:||snd Ethnologue Listing|
|Written:||Yes ScriptSource Listing|
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible Portions||Yes (1825-1981)|
|New Testament||Yes (1890-1992)|
|Complete Bible||Yes (1954)|
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|Resource Type ▲||Resource Name|
|Audio Recordings||Audio Bible teaching (GRN)|
|Audio Recordings||Online New Testament (FCBH)|
|Audio Recordings||Oral Bible|
|Audio Recordings||Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||Jesus Film: view in Sindhi|
|General||Got Questions Ministry|
|Text / Printed Matter||Bible: Common Language New Testament|
|Text / Printed Matter||Online Bible (Bibles India)|
|Text / Printed Matter||World Missionary Press Booklets|
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