Tharu Rana in Nepal


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Introduction / History

Most of the Tharu Rana live in Nepal Terai and could be of Rajput origin.

The Tharu of Nepal do not have privileged status. They are cultivators and use forest products and plant vegetables. They are a forest people. They fish and they hunt.

Many of the Tharu have an elected leader called a Badghar to look after them and tell them what to do regards the good of the village. With them being farmers, irrigation is important to them.

Some of the Tharu live in long house with very large families. Marriages are arranged. They speak local languages and Nepali. Their religions are Buddhism, Hinduism and traditional religions.

The Tharu have a good resistance to malaria in general.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Tharu Rana in Nepal.

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


References

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/tharu_people


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Tharu Rana
People Name in Country Tharu Rana
World Population 208,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed 4
Alternate Names Rana, तरू राणा
People ID 21355
ROP3 Code 118179
Country Nepal
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 32  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 5
Largest States
Bheri
107,000
Mahakali
58,000
Rapti
23,000
Seti
12,000
Bagmati
700
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Nepal
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 32  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 5
  Bheri 107,000
  Mahakali 58,000
  Rapti 23,000
  Seti 12,000
  Bagmati 700
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Tharu, Kathariya (208,000 speakers)
Language Code tkt   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
Nepali
100
Dotyali
80
Primary Language Tharu, Kathariya (208,000 speakers)
Language Code tkt   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
  Nepali 100
  Dotyali 80
People Groups Speaking Tharu, Kathariya

Primary Language:  Tharu, Kathariya

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Started

Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
1.08 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
98.91 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.01 %
Photo Source Sanjib Chaudhary 
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest Nepal census data.  Current values may differ.