Sikligar (Muslim traditions) in India


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Main Language
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Subgroups: 1

Subgroup Name Population
Bangarhara Unknown

Introduction / History

The Sikligar live in several states such as Punjab, Gujarat, Haryana and Rajasthan. In Gujarat they are Hindus, in Punjab they are Sikhs and in Haryana they are Hindus and Sikhs. The Sikligar are endogamous (they prefer marriages to occur within their community or clan) and are nomads, with many of them living near to the towns.

The Sikligar of Gujarat speak Gujarati. They sharpen knives, scissors and other items for a living. Child labor is used there.

In Haryana, the Sikligar speak Haryanvi. The Hindus and Sikhs do not marry each other. They do metal burnishing for a living.

In Punjab, the Sikligar manufacture spades, knives and other items. They speak Punjabi and most can speak Hindi too.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Sikligar (Muslim traditions) in India.

* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that Indian Christians will lead them to Jesus Christ.


References

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/sikligar


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Additional Info
Global Prayer Digest: 2016-10-22
People Name General Sikligar (Muslim traditions)
People Name in Country Sikligar (Muslim traditions)
World Population 53,000
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Bhisti; Kotari; Kottari; Saikalgar; Saiqalgar; Sakka; Saqqa; Shikalgar; Shikkaligar; Shishgar; Sikalgar; Sikkaligar; Sikkligar; Sikligar; Sisgar; Visti; सिकलिगर (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 18102
ROP3 Code 113605
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
Uttar Pradesh
19,000
Maharashtra
15,000
Karnataka
4,000
Bihar
3,700
Madhya Pradesh
3,200
Uttarakhand
1,200
Rajasthan
100
Punjab
90
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
  Uttar Pradesh 19,000
  Maharashtra 15,000
  Karnataka 4,000
  Bihar 3,700
  Madhya Pradesh 3,200
  Uttarakhand 1,200
  Rajasthan 100
  Punjab 90
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Urdu (38,000 speakers)
Language Code urd   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 12
Secondary Languages
Marathi
4,700
Bhojpuri
1,300
Telugu
600
Awadhi
300
Marwari
100
Bundeli
90
Punjabi, Eastern
80
Garhwali
80
Maithili
40
Kannada
40
Hindi
20
Primary Language Urdu (38,000 speakers)
Language Code urd   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 12
Secondary Languages
  Marathi 4,700
  Bhojpuri 1,300
  Telugu 600
  Awadhi 300
  Marwari 100
  Bundeli 90
  Punjabi, Eastern 80
  Garhwali 80
  Maithili 40
  Kannada 40
  Hindi 20
People Groups Speaking Urdu

Primary Language:  Urdu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1747-1894)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1758-2000)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1843-2016)
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 - Easy to Read (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Pakistan Bible Society (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Audio Recordings Urdu Online Audio Bible
Film / Video God's Love Story
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Urdu
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 The Hope Video
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Film / Video The Savior 6 - The Lord's Prayer
Film / Video The Savior 8 - Jesus is Risen
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
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.