Thakar in India

Joshua Project has identified the Thakar only in India
Population
93,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

These people are originally of Rajput descent. During Moghul attacks they fled to the forest and then via Gujrath Madhya Pradesh they came to Maharashtra.


Where Are they Located?

They live all over Maharashtra. Mainly in Dhule, jalgaaon, Nashik, Thane, Surgana, Nandurbar.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Until last decade they were living a tribal life. Their livelihood was dependent on the forest. But now, many of them are in basic services and low paying jobs, etc.


What Are Their Beliefs?

They do not believe in preparing for the future. They live only for today.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Thakar
People Name in Country Thakar
Population in India 93,000
World Population 93,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 2 to 3
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Thakur, ताकर
People ID 18244
ROP3 Code 113776
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 1
  Maharashtra (93,000)
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Marathi (64,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Ahirani
(100)
People Groups Speaking Marathi
Primary Language Marathi (64,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  Ahirani (100)
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
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 Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
100.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Map Source Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
Religion Values * From India census data.  Current values may differ.


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