Patial 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 Patikar live in West Bengal and are Hindus. The word Pati means mat. They speak, read and write in Bengali and are not vegetarians who eat wheat.

The Patikar are monogamous. Widowers can marry again. There are birth and marriage rituals. On the death of the father, sons and daughters have same shares of the the property but the daughters do not claim it. The oldest son becomes in charge of the home.

The Patikar make a certain kind of mat from the mutra plant and sell it. They have a council to look after them. Their children are educated to secondary level. They use modern medicines.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Patial in India.

Pray that gospel materials will lead them to salvation.
Pray that council leaders will come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.


References

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


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Patial
People Name in Country Patial
Population this Country 46,000
Population all Countries 54,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Mandal; Paital; Patikar; Patit; Patita; Patki; Patra Tantia; पटियाल
People ID 17853
ROP3 Code 113329
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 8
Largest States
Odisha
43,000
West Bengal
1,000
Assam
600
Jharkhand
600
Chhattisgarh
500
Bihar
200
Telangana
100
Delhi
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 8
  Odisha 43,000
  West Bengal 1,000
  Assam 600
  Jharkhand 600
  Chhattisgarh 500
  Bihar 200
  Telangana 100
  Delhi 100
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Odia (37,000 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
Bengali
1,400
Mundari: Bhumij
200
Assamese
200
Hindi
200
Ho
100
Maithili
100
Chhattisgarhi
80
Primary Language Odia (37,000 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
  Bengali 1,400
  Mundari: Bhumij 200
  Assamese 200
  Hindi 200
  Ho 100
  Maithili 100
  Chhattisgarhi 80
People Groups Speaking Odia

Primary Language:  Odia

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1811-1956)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1809-2000)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1815-2014)
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 Oral Bible stories
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Film / Video Following Jesus video
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Odia
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
General Biblical answers to your questions
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gospel resources links
General Gospel resources links
General Gospel website in this language
General Gospel website in this language
Mobile App Download audio Bible app as APK file
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.10 %
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.
Photo Source Gerald Roberts 
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project.  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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