Ahmadi in India


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Main Language
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Introduction / History

The Ahmadiyya follow Islam but have disagreements with other Muslims in certain matters of their religion. They live in Uttar Pradesh, Kerala and Punjab.

In Uttar Pradesh they speak Urdu and Hindi and read and write in Perso-Arabic and Devanagari. They are not vegetarians. They are endogamous at community level. The dead are buried. They work in agriculture and as laborers. A council looks after them. They believe in education and family planning.

In Kerala the Ahmadiya speak, read and write in Malayalam. They are not vegetarians and eat rice.

The Ahmadiya also live in Tamil Nadu. Most of them are in business who live here.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Ahmadi in India.

* Pray that God gives them dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that they read about Jesus Christ in the Bible and give their lives to Him.
* Pray that the council leaders come to salvation and lead others to Jesus Christ.


References

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


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Additional Info
Global Prayer Digest: 2011-05-19
People Name General Ahmadi
People Name in Country Ahmadi
World Population 166,000
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Ahmadiya, Amdani, Faqir, Qadiri, Qadiyani, अहमदी
People ID 19477
ROP3 Code 100142
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 17
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
Uttar Pradesh
35,000
Madhya Pradesh
10,000
Delhi
8,800
Gujarat
5,700
Rajasthan
4,200
Maharashtra
1,900
Haryana
1,800
Uttarakhand
1,700
West Bengal
900
Bihar
900
Punjab
800
Jharkhand
700
Chhattisgarh
400
Himachal Pradesh
400
Odisha
300
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 17
  Uttar Pradesh 35,000
  Madhya Pradesh 10,000
  Delhi 8,800
  Gujarat 5,700
  Rajasthan 4,200
  Maharashtra 1,900
  Haryana 1,800
  Uttarakhand 1,700
  West Bengal 900
  Bihar 900
  Punjab 800
  Jharkhand 700
  Chhattisgarh 400
  Himachal Pradesh 400
  Odisha 300
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Urdu (68,000 speakers)
Language Code urd   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 13
Secondary Languages
Gujarati
2,200
Punjabi, Eastern
900
Awadhi
400
Bhojpuri
200
Garhwali
200
Bagri
100
Marwari
100
Bengali
100
Merwari
100
Kanauji
80
Maithili
60
Kashmiri
Primary Language Urdu (68,000 speakers)
Language Code urd   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 13
Secondary Languages
  Gujarati 2,200
  Punjabi, Eastern 900
  Awadhi 400
  Bhojpuri 200
  Garhwali 200
  Bagri 100
  Marwari 100
  Bengali 100
  Merwari 100
  Kanauji 80
  Maithili 60
  Kashmiri 10
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 %
Photo Source Asma Mirza 
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.