Mahar (Christian traditions) in India

The Mahar (Christian 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.

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People Name General Mahar (Christian traditions)
People Name in Country Mahar (Christian traditions)
Pronunciation mah-HAR
Population this Country 493,000
Population all Countries 493,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Kadom; Kelo Mahar; Somvanshi Pawar; Yadav; महार (क्रिस्चियन ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 16626
ROP3 Code 111835
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 16
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
Maharashtra
439,000
Karnataka
18,000
Madhya Pradesh
13,000
Chhattisgarh
6,600
Goa
3,200
Telangana
2,700
Gujarat
2,700
Tamil Nadu
1,500
Odisha
1,500
Andhra Pradesh
400
Dadra and Nagar Have
400
Delhi
300
Rajasthan
200
Kerala
100
Uttar Pradesh
40
Districts Interactive map, listing and data download
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 16
  Maharashtra 439,000
  Karnataka 18,000
  Madhya Pradesh 13,000
  Chhattisgarh 6,600
  Goa 3,200
  Telangana 2,700
  Gujarat 2,700
  Tamil Nadu 1,500
  Odisha 1,500
  Andhra Pradesh 400
  Dadra and Nagar Have 400
  Delhi 300
  Rajasthan 200
  Kerala 100
  Uttar Pradesh 40
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Marathi (365,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 14
Secondary Languages
Konkani, Goan
18,000
Konkani
17,000
Hindi
9,500
English
3,200
Chhattisgarhi
1,400
Ahirani
800
Khandesi
600
Kannada
500
Odia
300
Telugu
200
Nimadi
100
Gujarati
60
Bengali
30
Primary Language Marathi (365,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 14
Secondary Languages
  Konkani, Goan 18,000
  Konkani 17,000
  Hindi 9,500
  English 3,200
  Chhattisgarhi 1,400
  Ahirani 800
  Khandesi 600
  Kannada 500
  Odia 300
  Telugu 200
  Nimadi 100
  Gujarati 60
  Bengali 30
People Groups Speaking Marathi

Primary Language:  Marathi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1807-1957)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1811-1982)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1821-2022)
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 New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Film / Video Following Jesus video
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Marathi
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena video
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children
General Biblical answers to your questions
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gospel resources links
General Gospel website in this language
General Zume Resources
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
100.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
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.
Photo Source Marshall Mir 
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project.  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more