The Mudaliyar in Maharashtra migrated from Tamil Nadu. They speak Tamil, Marathi and Hindi and read and write in Tamil and Devanagari. There are non vegetarians and vegetarians among them. They eat rice and wheat as cereals. They have prefer marriages between cousins. Divorcees and widows cannot marry again. Widowers are permitted to marry again. Sons inherit the property. The dead are buried or cremated.
Many of them work in industry. Some have their own businesses. They have a community association that helps them. Hinduism is their religion.
The Mudaliyar in Karnataka speak Tamil and Kannada. They write in Kannada. They work in agriculture and in several other occupations.
* Scripture Prayers for the Vellalan Mudaliar in India.
* Please pray that the leaders of the community association come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Please pray that gospel materials will lead them to salvation.
Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999
|Profile Source: Anonymous|
|People Name General||Vellalan Mudaliar|
|People Name in Country||Vellalan Mudaliar|
|Progress Scale||1 ●|
|Frontier People Group||No|
|Pioneer Workers Needed||1|
|Alternate Names||Agamudian Vellala; Mudaliar; Mudaliyar; Pillai; Vellalar; वेल्लालन मुदलियर|
|Affinity Bloc||South Asian Peoples|
|People Cluster||South Asia Forward Caste - other|
|People Group||Vellalan Mudaliar|
|National Bible Society||Website|
|Persecution Rank||10 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|
|Total States on file||3|
|Specialized Website||South Asia Peoples|
Primary Language: Tamil
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible-New Testament||Yes (1715-1998)|
|Possible Print Bibles|
|Forum Bible Agencies|
|National Bible Societies|
|World Bible Finder|
|Resource Type ▲||Resource Name|
|Audio Recordings||Audio Bible teaching (GRN)|
|Audio Recordings||Father's Love Letter|
|Audio Recordings||General Ministry Resources|
|Audio Recordings||Online New Testament (FCBH)|
|Audio Recordings||Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)|
|Audio Recordings||Oral Bible|
|Audio Recordings||Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||Finding Peace|
|Film / Video||Following Jesus (India, JF Project)|
|Film / Video||General Ministry Resources|
|Film / Video||God's Story Video|
|Film / Video||Indigitube.tv Video / Animation|
|Film / Video||Jesus Film: view in Tamil|
|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 Prophets' Story|
|General||God's Simple Plan|
|General||Got Questions Ministry|