Rajput, Janjua (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan


Population
224,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge


The Rajputs

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Introduction

Three hundred years ago Janjua Rajputs were ruled by a Sikh Empire. Then they rebelled and gained their independence. After that the Janjua often fought wars against Sikh dominated empires. These wars didn't stop until the 1800s when Pakistan came under British rule. Today the Janjua Rajputs still consider Sikhs to be there enemies, and they have not forgiven them for what happened during these wars. Janjua Rajputs are very powerful in some parts of Pakistan's Punjab Province. Like other Rajput communities, the Janjuas have high status throughout South Asia.


Ministry Obstacles

The Janjua in Pakistan are 100 percent Muslim. Those that live in Pakistan have few opportunities to hear of the ways of Christ. The only Christians they know of come from low caste groups that have very little contact with any Rajput community.


Outreach Ideas

Most of these people speak a major language in Pakistan like Punjabi or Urdu, so they have potential access to biblical materials online like gospel recordings and the JESUS Film. Pray for many Janjua Rajputs to find, download, and believe what they hear in these resources.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

There are no known followers of Jesus Christ among the Janjua Rajputs.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray the Janjua Rajputs would be at peace with all of their neighbors. May this people group come to see Jesus Christ as the true source of peace. Ask God to lead faithful workers to reach out to this people group with the message of salvation.


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Global Prayer Digest: 2015-10-22
People Name General Rajput, Janjua (Muslim traditions)
People Name in Country Rajput, Janjua (Muslim traditions)
Population in Pakistan 224,000
World Population 227,500
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached Yes
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names राजपूत, जॅंज्यूये (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 20237
Country Pakistan
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 6  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 6
Largest States
Punjab (169,000) Islamabad (28,000) Azad Kashmir (14,000)
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (12,000) Sindh (1,000) Federally Administer (60)
Country Pakistan
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 6  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 6
Punjab (169,000) Islamabad (28,000)
Azad Kashmir (14,000) Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (12,000)
Sindh (1,000) Federally Administer (60)

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Primary Language: Punjabi, Western (173,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: pnb   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 9
Secondary Languages:
Urdu (29,000) Hindko, Northern (3,400) Hindko, Southern (2,500)
Pashto, Northern (2,000) Saraiki (1,900) Shina (1,800)
Shina, Kohistani (500) Kashmiri (400)
Primary Language: Punjabi, Western (173,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: pnb   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 9
Secondary Languages:
Urdu (29,000) Hindko, Northern (3,400)
Hindko, Southern (2,500) Pashto, Northern (2,000)
Saraiki (1,900) Shina (1,800)
Shina, Kohistani (500) Kashmiri (400)
Primary Language: Punjabi, Western

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1885-1922)
New Testament Yes   (1819-2000)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible 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 Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Punjabi Bible stories
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video House of Love (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Panjabi, Western
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter Cartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
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 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
Photo Source: Raja Hasan M Mohsin   Used with permission
Video Source: Asia Harvest
Profile Source: Joshua Project  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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