Kaibartta Jalia in India


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Main Language
Largest Religion
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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.

The Jalia Kaibarta of West Bengal speak, read and write in Bengali. They are not vegetarians and eat rice. They have marriage rituals and the dead are cremated. Fishing is their main work. Some of them work in laboring and agriculture. Hinduism is their religion. They use modern medicines and family planning.

In Tripura, fishing is their main work. Some are teachers and others do admin work. Their education level is improving. They are also in other states of India such as Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Kaibartta Jalia in India.

* Pray that Indian Christians will lead the Jalia to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel recordings 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 Kaibartta Jalia
People Name in Country Kaibartta Jalia
World Population 685,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 8
Alternate Names कैबरतता जलिया
People ID 21146
ROP3 Code 117968
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 10
Largest States
West Bengal
260,000
Assam
72,000
Bihar
54,000
Odisha
13,000
Jharkhand
4,900
Tripura
3,000
Andaman and Nicobar
900
Delhi
900
Nagaland
800
Meghalaya
60
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 10
  West Bengal 260,000
  Assam 72,000
  Bihar 54,000
  Odisha 13,000
  Jharkhand 4,900
  Tripura 3,000
  Andaman and Nicobar 900
  Delhi 900
  Nagaland 800
  Meghalaya 60
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Bengali (270,000 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
Hindi
53,000
Assamese
44,000
Maithili
25,000
Odia
10,000
Magahi
700
Boro
60
Angika
50
Primary Language Bengali (270,000 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
  Hindi 53,000
  Assamese 44,000
  Maithili 25,000
  Odia 10,000
  Magahi 700
  Boro 60
  Angika 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 Love Story
Film / Video God's Story Video
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 Prophets' Story
Film / Video The Savior 3 - Woman at the Well
Film / Video The Savior 8 - Jesus is Risen
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.05 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.95 %
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 Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.