Viswakarma Panchal in India

The Viswakarma Panchal have only been reported in India
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Introduction / History

The Panchal live in Gujarat and speak, read and write in Gujarati. They are not vegetarians who eat rice as a cereal.

The Panchal have adult marriages by discussion. There are birth and marriage rituals. Divorce and marrying again are allowed. The dead are cremated. On the death of the father, the sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home.

Some of the Panchal do their traditional blacksmith work. Others now do manufacturing of tools. Hinduism is their religion. They are becoming more and more educated. Family planning and modern medicines are used by them. They have a caste council to look after them.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Viswakarma Panchal in India.

* Pray that the caste council leaders come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to salvation.


References

Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Viswakarma Panchal
People Name in Country Viswakarma Panchal
World Population 94,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 2
Alternate Names Achari, Acharia, Bogara, Panchal, Vishva Brahman, विस्वाकर्मा पांचल
People ID 21289
ROP3 Code 118112
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 5
Largest States
Karnataka
84,000
Tamil Nadu
9,000
Gujarat
400
Maharashtra
300
Telangana
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 5
  Karnataka 84,000
  Tamil Nadu 9,000
  Gujarat 400
  Maharashtra 300
  Telangana 200
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Kannada (85,000 speakers)
Language Code kan   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
Tamil
4,000
Telugu
400
Gujarati
100
Primary Language Kannada (85,000 speakers)
Language Code kan   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
  Tamil 4,000
  Telugu 400
  Gujarati 100
People Groups Speaking Kannada

Primary Language:  Kannada

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1812-1988)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1823-1995)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1831-2000)
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 Father's Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Kannada
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 Kannada
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 Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: ಕನ್ನಡ - Kannada
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter International Bible Society
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
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.