Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) in India

Joshua Project has identified the Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) only in India
Population
1,303,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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The Rajputs

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Introduction / History

The Rajput Panwar or Ponwar are Hindus and their house deity is Dulha Deo. They speak Hindi.

Many of the Panwar Rajput are village proprietors. and cultivators. The Panwar of Wainganga Valley marry each other. They have exogamous clans. Some have names of Rajput clans.

Girls often marry before their teens but do not live with their husbands before their teenage years. The dead are cremated usually but those who died an unnatural death are buried.

The Panwar Rajput are skilled in rice cultivation and tank building.


Prayer Points

* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials will lead them to Salvation too.


References

http://www.readcentral.com/chapters/RV-Russell/The-Tribes-and-Castes-of-the-Central-Volume-IV/042


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions)
Population in India 1,303,000
World Population 1,303,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 27 to 31
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Panwar, राजपूत, पोंवार (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 20421
ROP3 Code 116205
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 23
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
Madhya Pradesh
(302,000)
Uttar Pradesh
(290,000)
Rajasthan
(169,000)
Bihar
(137,000)
Maharashtra
(114,000)
Gujarat
(80,000)
Uttarakhand
(50,000)
Himachal Pradesh
(41,000)
West Bengal
(26,000)
Jammu and Kashmir
(20,000)
Haryana
(19,000)
Jharkhand
(15,000)
Andhra Pradesh
(10,000)
Delhi
(9,700)
Chhattisgarh
(5,900)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 23  (only 20 largest shown)
  Madhya Pradesh (302,000)
  Uttar Pradesh (290,000)
  Rajasthan (169,000)
  Bihar (137,000)
  Maharashtra (114,000)
  Gujarat (80,000)
  Uttarakhand (50,000)
  Himachal Pradesh (41,000)
  West Bengal (26,000)
  Jammu and Kashmir (20,000)
  Haryana (19,000)
  Jharkhand (15,000)
  Andhra Pradesh (10,000)
  Delhi (9,700)
  Chhattisgarh (5,900)
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Hindi (797,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 37
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Bhojpuri
(84,000)
Marwari
(69,000)
Gujarati
(64,000)
Marathi
(48,000)
Kanauji
(23,000)
Kumaoni
(22,000)
Awadhi
(20,000)
Chhattisgarhi
(16,000)
Garhwali
(14,000)
Merwari
(13,000)
Dogri
(11,000)
Bundeli
(7,800)
Malvi
(7,700)
Maithili
(6,900)
Dhundari
(6,400)
People Groups Speaking Hindi
Primary Language Hindi (797,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 37
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Bhojpuri (84,000)
  Marwari (69,000)
  Gujarati (64,000)
  Marathi (48,000)
  Kanauji (23,000)
  Kumaoni (22,000)
  Awadhi (20,000)
  Chhattisgarhi (16,000)
  Garhwali (14,000)
  Merwari (13,000)
  Dogri (11,000)
  Bundeli (7,800)
  Malvi (7,700)
  Maithili (6,900)
  Dhundari (6,400)
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 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 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
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Video Source Asia Harvest
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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