Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) in India

The Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) have only been reported in India
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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 1,225,000
World Population 1,225,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 24
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Panwar, Parmar Rajput, 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 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 23
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
Madhya Pradesh
281,000
Uttar Pradesh
275,000
Rajasthan
158,000
Bihar
130,000
Maharashtra
108,000
Gujarat
76,000
Uttarakhand
46,000
Himachal Pradesh
38,000
West Bengal
25,000
Jammu and Kashmir
19,000
Haryana
18,000
Jharkhand
14,000
Andhra Pradesh
9,900
Delhi
9,200
Chhattisgarh
5,500
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 23  (only 20 largest shown)
  Madhya Pradesh 281,000
  Uttar Pradesh 275,000
  Rajasthan 158,000
  Bihar 130,000
  Maharashtra 108,000
  Gujarat 76,000
  Uttarakhand 46,000
  Himachal Pradesh 38,000
  West Bengal 25,000
  Jammu and Kashmir 19,000
  Haryana 18,000
  Jharkhand 14,000
  Andhra Pradesh 9,900
  Delhi 9,200
  Chhattisgarh 5,500
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Hindi (786,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 37
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Bhojpuri
83,000
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
Maithili
6,900
Malvi
6,100
Dhundari
5,900
Other People Groups Speaking Hindi
Primary Language Hindi (786,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 37
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Bhojpuri 83,000
  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
  Maithili 6,900
  Malvi 6,100
  Dhundari 5,900
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
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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 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
Video Source Asia Harvest
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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