Bania Barnawar in India

The Bania Barnawar have only been reported in India
Population
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 64,000
World Population 64,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names बनिया, बर्नवर
People ID 19693
ROP3 Code 115145
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 7
Largest States
Bihar
28,000
Jharkhand
9,900
West Bengal
8,100
Uttar Pradesh
8,100
Assam
5,600
Delhi
2,700
Odisha
800
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 7
  Bihar 28,000
  Jharkhand 9,900
  West Bengal 8,100
  Uttar Pradesh 8,100
  Assam 5,600
  Delhi 2,700
  Odisha 800
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
Other 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 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 (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 Father's 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)
Film / Video The Final Prodigal (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
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.


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