Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) in India


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Introduction / History

The Iraqi live in Uttar Pradesh. They are Sunni Muslims and speak Urdu and Hindi. They are not vegetarians who eat rice and wheat.

The Iraqi are endogamous. They have birth and marriage rituals. The divorced and bereaved can marry again. The dead are buried. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home.

They work with animal hides and in government, business and in private service. They have a community council. Use is made of government benefits such as in health and education.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) in India.

* Pray that as they read the Koran they will be attracted to the Bible, read about Jesus Christ and give their lives to Him.
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials 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 Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions)
World Population 65,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Rahki; Ranki; कलवार इराक़ी (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 21148
ROP3 Code 117971
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 7
Largest States
Uttar Pradesh
25,000
Bihar
20,000
Jharkhand
8,100
Chhattisgarh
7,200
Madhya Pradesh
2,100
Uttarakhand
300
Odisha
200
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 7
  Uttar Pradesh 25,000
  Bihar 20,000
  Jharkhand 8,100
  Chhattisgarh 7,200
  Madhya Pradesh 2,100
  Uttarakhand 300
  Odisha 200
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Hindi (40,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 15
Secondary Languages
Bhojpuri
12,000
Chhattisgarhi
4,800
Maithili
2,600
Magahi
1,200
Bengali
900
Awadhi
300
Angika
100
Odia
100
Urdu
100
Telugu
90
Kanauji
70
Garhwali
60
Sadri
60
Bundeli
50
Primary Language Hindi (40,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 15
Secondary Languages
  Bhojpuri 12,000
  Chhattisgarhi 4,800
  Maithili 2,600
  Magahi 1,200
  Bengali 900
  Awadhi 300
  Angika 100
  Odia 100
  Urdu 100
  Telugu 90
  Kanauji 70
  Garhwali 60
  Sadri 60
  Bundeli 50
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
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 (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
Film / Video Coconuts
Film / Video Creation to Christ
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
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 The Hope Video
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
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 %
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.