Bania Barnawar in India

Joshua Project has identified the Bania Barnawar only in India
Population
68,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Baranwal in Bihar speak Hindi and Maithili and read and write in Devanagari. They are not vegetarians and eat rice as a cereal. Upon the death of the father the property goes in equal amounts to the sons. They have birth and marriage rituals and the dead are cremated.

They are mostly traders and in business. Most of them are landowners and are educated. They use traditional and modern medicines.

In Uttar Pradesh the Baranwal speak Bhojpuri or Hindi. They are vegetarians and eat wheat and rice as cereals. Many of them have shops. The well-educated work in government or private services. They are Hindus by religion.


Prayer Points

* Pray that Indian Christians will lead the Baranwal to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials will lead them to salvation.


References

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


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Bania Barnawar
People Name in Country Bania Barnawar
Population in India 68,000
World Population 68,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 2 to 3
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names बनिया, बर्नवर
People ID 19693
ROP3 Code 115145
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 7
Largest States
Bihar
(30,000)
Jharkhand
(11,000)
West Bengal
(8,600)
Uttar Pradesh
(8,600)
Assam
(6,000)
Delhi
(2,800)
Odisha
(900)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 7
  Bihar (30,000)
  Jharkhand (11,000)
  West Bengal (8,600)
  Uttar Pradesh (8,600)
  Assam (6,000)
  Delhi (2,800)
  Odisha (900)
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Hindi (39,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
Bengali
(18,000)
Assamese
(2,500)
Bhojpuri
(2,300)
Magahi
(400)
Odia
(400)
Maithili
(300)
Chhattisgarhi
(70)
People Groups Speaking Hindi
Primary Language Hindi (39,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
  Bengali (18,000)
  Assamese (2,500)
  Bhojpuri (2,300)
  Magahi (400)
  Odia (400)
  Maithili (300)
  Chhattisgarhi (70)
People Groups Speaking Hindi

Primary Language:  Hindi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1806-1962)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1811-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1818-2000)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Hindi Bible stories
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video A Pilgrimage (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Aasha - Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Coconuts (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Creation to Christ (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Fathers Love Letter
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Haqeeqat Episode 6 (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Rivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video Ten Virgins (Indigitube.tv)
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
Unknown
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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