Brahmin Malla Jetti in India

The Brahmin Malla Jetti have only been reported in India
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Introduction / History

The Mala are a scheduled caste except in Madhya Pradesh. They are Hindus but some have become Christians.

In Andhra Pradesh the Mala speak Telugu. They work in agriculture. They are becoming more and more educated.

In Karnataka they have adult marriages by negotiating. They are monogamous. Divorce and marrying again are allowed. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home. They are not vegetarians. Traditional and modern medicines are used by them and so is family planning. They speak Telugu and read and write in Kannada.

In Tamil Nadu the Mala speak in Tamil as well as Telugu, and read and write in Tamil.

The Mala live in Madhya Pradesh where they do cotton weaving. They read and write in Telugu and Devanagari.

They live in Maharashtra and Pondicherry too.


Prayer Points

* Pray that Mala Evangelical Christians will lead others of the Mala to Jesus Christ.
* 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 Brahmin Malla Jetti
People Name in Country Brahmin Malla Jetti
Population in India 133,000
World Population 133,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed 3
Alternate Names Chanura Kshatriyar, Jetti, Jetty, Jhetti, Jhetty, Malla, Malla Kshatriyar, Malla Mushtiga, Muchtiga
People ID 21193
ROP3 Code 118015
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 4
Largest States
Andhra Pradesh
89,000
Telangana
42,000
Tamil Nadu
2,400
Karnataka
600
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 4
  Andhra Pradesh 89,000
  Telangana 42,000
  Tamil Nadu 2,400
  Karnataka 600
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Telugu (133,000 speakers)
Language Code tel   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
English
300
Primary Language Telugu (133,000 speakers)
Language Code tel   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  English 300
People Groups Speaking Telugu

Primary Language:  Telugu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1812-1966)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1818-1989)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1854-2002)
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 Father's Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Telugu
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 Telugu
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video The Pearl of Great Price (Indigitube.tv)
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
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.21 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.15 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.64 %
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.


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