Mahratta Shinde in India

The Mahratta Shinde have only been reported in India
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Introduction / History

The Marathi speak Marathi and local languages too and read and write Devanagari. They are mainly non-vegetarians. They were famous for being warriors. Hinduism is their religion. Shinde is one of the Maratha sub groups.

In Maharashtra cousin marriages are liked. Widowers and divorcees can marry again. The dead are cremated. They work in agriculture mainly. Some work in business. They have a traditional council to look after them. Education is favored by them.

In Goa the Maratha speak Konkani too. They use family planning.

In Uttar Pradesh the Maratha are vegetarians who eat rice. Divorce is not allowed and the bereaved can marry again. On the death of the father, sons and also daughters who are not married inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home. They use modern medicine.

The Maratha also live in Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Telangana.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Mahratta Shinde in India.

* Pray that the Maratha council leaders will come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that gospel materials and the internet 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 Mahratta Shinde
People Name in Country Mahratta Shinde
World Population 549,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 11
Alternate Names महरातटा शिंदे
People ID 21192
ROP3 Code 118014
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 4
Largest States
Maharashtra
534,000
Goa
9,000
Karnataka
5,800
Gujarat
900
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 4
  Maharashtra 534,000
  Goa 9,000
  Karnataka 5,800
  Gujarat 900
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Marathi (429,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 7
Secondary Languages
Konkani
51,000
Hindi
29,000
Khandesi
15,000
Konkani, Goan
13,000
Ahirani
7,500
Kannada
1,200
Primary Language Marathi (429,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 7
Secondary Languages
  Konkani 51,000
  Hindi 29,000
  Khandesi 15,000
  Konkani, Goan 13,000
  Ahirani 7,500
  Kannada 1,200
People Groups Speaking Marathi

Primary Language:  Marathi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1807-1957)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1811-1982)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1821-2002)
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 Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Marathi
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Marathi
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: मराठी - Marathi
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.48 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.52 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Photo Source Ratnadipshinde  Creative Commons  Used with permission
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.