The Panar live in Gujarat in India. The word Panar means weaver. They speak Gujarati and some can speak Urdu also. Some speak Hindi.
Many of them live in Ahmedabad and some in Surat in Gujarat.
The Panar are endogamous (they prefer to marry within the group) and they prefer marriage between cousins. They are weavers by tradition and some work in that occupation now. They have been involved in cotton thread making and tend to be landless. Many of them work as laborers and their traditional work is lessening.
The Panar have a caste association that settles disputes and looks after them.
They are Sunni Muslims by religion.
* Pray that the leaders of the caste associations will come to Jesus Christ and lead others to salvation too.
* Pray that they will read about Jesus in the Koran and this will help them to seek more and come to salvation also
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|Persecution Rank||15 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|
|Specialized Website||South Asia Peoples|
|Primary Language||Gujarati (1,600 speakers)|
|Language Code||guj Ethnologue Listing|
|Language Written||Yes ScriptSource Listing|
|People Groups||Speaking Gujarati|
Primary Language: Gujarati
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible-New Testament||Yes (1820-1985)|
|Possible Print Bibles|
|Forum of Bible Agencies|
|World Bible Finder|
|Resource Type ▲||Resource Name|
|Audio Recordings||Audio Bible teaching (GRN)|
|Audio Recordings||Online New Testament (FCBH)|
|Audio Recordings||Online Scripture / Bible|
|Audio Recordings||Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||Creation to Christ (Indigitube.tv)|
|Film / Video||Following Jesus (India, JF Project)|
|Film / Video||God's Story Video|
|Film / Video||Jesus Film: view in Gujarati|
|Film / Video||Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)|
|General||Four Spiritual Laws|
|General||Gods Simple Plan|
|General||Got Questions Ministry|
|Text / Printed Matter||Bibles, Bible League|
|Text / Printed Matter||Fathers Love Letter|
|Text / Printed Matter||OneHope resources for children and youth|
|Text / Printed Matter||Online Bible (Bibles India)|
|Text / Printed Matter||World Missionary Press Booklets|