Bania Chetti in India


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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Introduction / History

The Chettiar are also called Chetti. Chetti is a name given to many castes among this people. The word Chetti means trader.

The Chettiar speak, read and write in Tamil. They live in Tamil Nadu in India. They have migrated to Tamil Nadu.

Among the Chettiar there seems to be more widowers than widows. There are more married men than married women.

The Chettiar have sub groups called Ayira Vaisyar.


Prayer Points

* Pray that Indian Christians will lead the Chettiar to Jesus Christ
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to salvation.
* Pray that websites that are Christian 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 Chetti
People Name in Country Bania Chetti
Population in India 805,000
World Population 811,500
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 16
Alternate Names Arayia, Arayia Vaisya, Ayira Vysyar, Baqal, Chetti, Chettiar, Komati, Sahukar, Vaisya, Vani, Vania, बनिया, चेट्टी
People ID 19695
ROP3 Code 115147
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 9
Largest States
Tamil Nadu
402,000
Karnataka
156,000
Maharashtra
87,000
Andhra Pradesh
72,000
Kerala
67,000
Telangana
15,000
Goa
5,100
Puducherry
2,200
Gujarat
200
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 9
  Tamil Nadu 402,000
  Karnataka 156,000
  Maharashtra 87,000
  Andhra Pradesh 72,000
  Kerala 67,000
  Telangana 15,000
  Goa 5,100
  Puducherry 2,200
  Gujarat 200
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Tamil (431,000 speakers)
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
Kannada
179,000
Telugu
134,000
Malayalam
19,000
Marathi
12,000
Konkani
6,800
Tulu
1,300
Konkani, Goan
1,000
Other People Groups Speaking Tamil
Primary Language Tamil (431,000 speakers)
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
  Kannada 179,000
  Telugu 134,000
  Malayalam 19,000
  Marathi 12,000
  Konkani 6,800
  Tulu 1,300
  Konkani, Goan 1,000
People Groups Speaking Tamil

Primary Language:  Tamil

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1714-1956)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1715-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1727-2002)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text 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 Father's Love Letter
Audio Recordings General Ministry Resources
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video General Ministry Resources
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tamil
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 God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Old Version Bible
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
82.50 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
17.50 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Photo Source Copyrighted © 2018  Isudas  All rights reserved.  Used with permission
Map Source Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
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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