Bania Chetti in India


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

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
World Population 747,500
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 15
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
397,000
Karnataka
106,000
Maharashtra
82,000
Andhra Pradesh
70,000
Kerala
66,000
Telangana
13,000
Goa
5,100
Puducherry
2,100
Gujarat
100
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 397,000
  Karnataka 106,000
  Maharashtra 82,000
  Andhra Pradesh 70,000
  Kerala 66,000
  Telangana 13,000
  Goa 5,100
  Puducherry 2,100
  Gujarat 100
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Tamil (428,000 speakers)
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
Telugu
174,000
Kannada
128,000
Malayalam
21,000
Marathi
10,000
Konkani
6,200
Tulu
1,300
Konkani, Goan
1,000
Primary Language Tamil (428,000 speakers)
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
  Telugu 174,000
  Kannada 128,000
  Malayalam 21,000
  Marathi 10,000
  Konkani 6,200
  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
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
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
88.89 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
11.11 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Photo Source Copyrighted © 2019  Isudas  All rights reserved.  Used with permission
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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