Rajpur in India

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Map Source:  People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project.
People Name: Rajpur
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 60,000
World Population: 60,000
Primary Language: Konkani, Goan
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Christian Adherents: 0.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Complete Bible
Online Audio NT: Yes
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

In Maharashtra they speak Konkani. They read and write in Kannada and Malayalam. They are similar socially to those in Karnataka.

What Are Their Lives Like?

The Rajapuri in Karnataka work in cultivation. Some work in trade, business and as day laborers. They often marry their cousins. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming the new family head.

What Are Their Beliefs?

The Rajapuri are Hindus.

What Are Their Needs?

They need the abundant life that only Jesus Christ can offer the nations.

Prayer Points

Pray that Indian believers will help them begin their own movement to Christ. Pray for a spiritual hunger that will lead them to the only Savior. Pray for intercessors and workers.

Text Source:   Keith Carey