Chik (Hindu traditions) in India

The Chik (Hindu traditions) have only been reported 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 Chik of India live in Bihar. They speak Urdu and can speak Hindi and read and write in Perso Arabic and Devanagari. They are not vegetarians and eat wheat and rice as cereals.

The Chik can have four wives at a time. They can remarry. There are birth and marriage rituals. They bury the dead. Slaughtering goats and sheep is their main work. They also do other work such as agriculture. Some of them own land.

The Chik believe in education. They use traditional and modern medicines but do not use family planning.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Chik (Hindu traditions) in India.

* Pray that God will give the Chik dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials will lead them to salvation.


References

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


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Chik (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Chik (Hindu traditions)
World Population 103,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 2
Alternate Names Chaikwa; Cheek; Cherihan; Chik; Chikwa; Suthbansi; Suthbansi Cherihan; चीक (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 16594
ROP3 Code 111793
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 7
Largest States
Jharkhand
76,000
Chhattisgarh
20,000
Madhya Pradesh
3,500
West Bengal
2,700
Uttar Pradesh
700
Odisha
200
Gujarat
100
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 7
  Jharkhand 76,000
  Chhattisgarh 20,000
  Madhya Pradesh 3,500
  West Bengal 2,700
  Uttar Pradesh 700
  Odisha 200
  Gujarat 100
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Hindi (47,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
Sadri
38,000
Chhattisgarhi
12,000
Magahi
3,200
Bengali
2,200
Odia
600
Bagheli
400
Gujarati
100
Urdu
Primary Language Hindi (47,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
  Sadri 38,000
  Chhattisgarhi 12,000
  Magahi 3,200
  Bengali 2,200
  Odia 600
  Bagheli 400
  Gujarati 100
  Urdu 10
People Groups Speaking Hindi

Primary Language:  Hindi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1806-1962)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1811-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1835-2012)
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 Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Hindi
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
Film / Video Coconuts
Film / Video Creation to Christ
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Rivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.01 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.08 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.90 %
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.
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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