Bindla in India

Bindla
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Map Source:  People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project
People Name: Bindla
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 15,000
World Population: 15,000
Primary Language: Telugu
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Christian Adherents: 0.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Complete Bible
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Dalit - other
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

The Bindla are a scheduled caste meaning that their status among Hindus is low but not really low. They live mostly in Andhra Pradesh. They speak, read and write in Telugu, the language of Andhra Pradesh. A few of the Bindla live in Maharashtra and Karnataka.

What Are Their Lives Like?

Women help with financial and religious matters. They work mostly in agriculture and some of them make shoes. They are mostly landless. Their children are becoming more educated, but the literacy level is low. They are not vegetarians and they eat beef and pork.

What Are Their Beliefs?

They are Hindus and traditionally priests.

What Are Their Needs?

The Bindla people need the opportunity to receive the abundant blessings that only Jesus Christ offers.

Prayer Points

* Pray that Indian believers lead the Bindla to a Christ-ward movement. * Pray that they realize God loves them regardless of their social status and that they can find their dignity and worth in Him. * Pray for workers.

Text Source:   Keith Carey