Chaptegar in India

The Chaptegar have only been reported in India
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Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Introduction / History

The Chaptegar in Karnataka speak Konkani and read and write in Kannada. They are not vegetarians and like to eat fish. They eat rice as a staple cereal. They prefer marriages between cousins. There are birth and marriage rituals. The dead are cremated. They work in carpentry, government work, day laboring and other work. Family planning is used by them and they believe in having their children educated.

The Chaptegar in Kerala work making parched and beaten rice. Some of them work in agriculture. They read and write in Malayalam in addition to Kannada.

They are supposed to have come from Goa. Hinduism is their religion.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Chaptegar in India.

* Pray that God will give them 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 Chaptegar
People Name in Country Chaptegar
World Population 6,700
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Chaptegara; Choutagar; छपतेगर
People ID 16611
ROP3 Code 111818
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 2
Largest States
Karnataka
6,300
Kerala
400
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 2
  Karnataka 6,300
  Kerala 400
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Konkani, Goan (4,900 speakers)
Language Code gom   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
Tulu
1,200
Konkani
700
Primary Language Konkani, Goan (4,900 speakers)
Language Code gom   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
  Tulu 1,200
  Konkani 700
People Groups Speaking Konkani, Goan

Primary Language:  Konkani, Goan

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1821-1966)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1818-1999)
Bible-Complete Yes  (2006)
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 Scripture / Portions
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Konkani, Goan
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General God's Simple Plan
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Konkani - Goan Konkani
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
100.00 %
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.
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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