Chain in India


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Introduction / History

The Chain are a people group in West Bengal in India. They speak Indo Arayan and Bengali and read and write in Bengali. They are not vegetarians and they eat wheat and rice.

Upon the death of the father, males and females get the same shares of an inheritance. A widow gets half of the property. The oldest son becomes in charge of the home. They have marriage and birth rituals. The dead are cremated.

The Chain are mainly landowners. Most of them work in agriculture. Some of them are in business and a few in government service.

The Chain of India are Hindus by religion. They use family planning.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Chain in India.

Pray that the Internet and gospel recordings will help lead the Chain to salvation.
Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.


References

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


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Chain
People Name in Country Chain
Pronunciation chyne
Population this Country 592,000
Population all Countries 616,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 12
Alternate Names Chai; Chaie; चैन
People ID 16564
ROP3 Code 111755
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 20
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
West Bengal
418,000
Bihar
92,000
Jharkhand
64,000
Tripura
7,100
Odisha
2,800
Andaman and Nicobar
1,600
Delhi
1,200
Chhattisgarh
800
Meghalaya
800
Maharashtra
700
Arunachal Pradesh
600
Nagaland
600
Uttar Pradesh
400
Madhya Pradesh
300
Manipur
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 20
  West Bengal 418,000
  Bihar 92,000
  Jharkhand 64,000
  Tripura 7,100
  Odisha 2,800
  Andaman and Nicobar 1,600
  Delhi 1,200
  Chhattisgarh 800
  Meghalaya 800
  Maharashtra 700
  Arunachal Pradesh 600
  Nagaland 600
  Uttar Pradesh 400
  Madhya Pradesh 300
  Manipur 200
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Bengali (379,000 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 10
Secondary Languages
Hindi
85,000
Bhojpuri
21,000
Magahi
12,000
Maithili
9,300
Odia
900
Angika
600
Andaman Hindi Creole
200
Kok Borok
200
Kannada
30
Primary Language Bengali (379,000 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 10
Secondary Languages
  Hindi 85,000
  Bhojpuri 21,000
  Magahi 12,000
  Maithili 9,300
  Odia 900
  Angika 600
  Andaman Hindi Creole 200
  Kok Borok 200
  Kannada 30
People Groups Speaking Bengali

Primary Language:  Bengali

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1800-1980)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1801-1984)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1809-2016)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching
Audio Recordings Online Audio Scripture
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Film / Video Following Jesus video
Film / Video God's Love Story
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Bengali
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena video
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime
Film / Video Rivka video
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Film / Video The Savior 3 - Woman at the Well
Film / Video The Savior 8 - Jesus is Risen
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.04 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.96 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Photo Source (Representative photo)
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Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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