Kaibartta Jalia in Bangladesh


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Main Language
Largest Religion
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Evangelical
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Introduction / History

The Jalia Kaibarta were originally aborigines who later became part of the Hindu community. They are a scheduled caste.


Where Are they Located?

The Jalia Kaibarta of West Bengal speak, read and write in Bengali. Some live in Bangladesh or India's northeastern states of Tripura, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Fishing is their main work. Some of them work in laboring and agriculture.

In Tripura, fishing is their main work. Some are teachers and others do admin work. Their education level is improving.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Hinduism is their religion. Like other Hindus the Jalia Kaibarta people will worship whatever deity they believe will help them in their daily lives.


What Are Their Needs?

The Jalia Kaibarta people need to find a way to enjoy the blessings of the only savior, Jesus Christ.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Kaibartta Jalia in Bangladesh.

* Pray that the Jalia Kaibarta people in Bangladesh will have a spiritual hunger and find satisfaction in Jesus Christ.
* Pray for workers to go to the Jalia Kaibarta people and be a blessing to their community.
* Pray for a church planting movement to flourish among this people group.


References

https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/21146/IN


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Kaibartta Jalia
People Name in Country Kaibartta Jalia
World Population 686,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 6
Alternate Names कैबरतता जलिया
People ID 21146
ROP3 Code 117968
Country Bangladesh
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 48  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 7
Largest States
Rajshahi
73,000
Dhaka
73,000
Chittagong
67,000
Khulna
28,000
Barisal
21,000
Rangpur
12,000
Sylhet
6,900
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Bangladesh
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 48  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 7
  Rajshahi 73,000
  Dhaka 73,000
  Chittagong 67,000
  Khulna 28,000
  Barisal 21,000
  Rangpur 12,000
  Sylhet 6,900
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Bengali (205,000 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 5
Secondary Languages
Chittagonian
38,000
Sylheti
5,600
Assamese
100
Tippera
50
Primary Language Bengali (205,000 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 5
Secondary Languages
  Chittagonian 38,000
  Sylheti 5,600
  Assamese 100
  Tippera 50
People Groups Speaking Bengali

Primary Language:  Bengali

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1800-1980)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1801-1984)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1809-2000)
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 Online New Testament - Bangla Version (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Mussolmani Version (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament- Common Version (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Bengali
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video I Am Guilty (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Bengali
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 The Burning Heart (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video The Prophets Story (Indigitube.tv)
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
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 %
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest Bangladesh census data.  Current values may differ.