Pindara 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 word pindara is related to alcohol. The Pindara live in Madhya Pradesh. The Pindara speak Urdu and Hindi and read and write in Perso-Arabic and Devanagari.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Most of the Pindara own land. They work in agriculture. They allow for divorce and remarriage. On the death of the father, sons and daughters both inherit the property with the oldest son becoming the new family head. They have birth and marriage rituals and the dead are buried.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Islam is their religion, but they join Hindus with some of their festivals.


What Are Their Needs?

They need to accept the blessings of Jesus Christ, the one who came to offer abundant life.


Prayer Points

Pray that they will seek and find truth in Jesus Christ. Pray for their elders to open the doors to their people internalizing the teachings of Christ. Pray for intercessors and workers.


Scripture Prayers for the Pindara in India.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Pindara
People Name in Country Pindara
Population this Country 81,000
Population all Countries 93,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 2
Alternate Names Pendara; Pendhara; Penja; Pinara; Pindhari; Shaikh; पिंदारा
People ID 17878
ROP3 Code 113354
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
Madhya Pradesh
31,000
Rajasthan
21,000
Karnataka
19,000
Tamil Nadu
3,100
Maharashtra
2,900
Gujarat
1,900
Chhattisgarh
1,000
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 7
  Madhya Pradesh 31,000
  Rajasthan 21,000
  Karnataka 19,000
  Tamil Nadu 3,100
  Maharashtra 2,900
  Gujarat 1,900
  Chhattisgarh 1,000
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Urdu (61,000 speakers)
Language Code urd   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
Dhundari
4,300
Gujarati
1,100
Malvi
700
Kannada
500
Marwari
400
Tamil
100
Telugu
60
Primary Language Urdu (61,000 speakers)
Language Code urd   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
  Dhundari 4,300
  Gujarati 1,100
  Malvi 700
  Kannada 500
  Marwari 400
  Tamil 100
  Telugu 60
People Groups Speaking Urdu

Primary Language:  Urdu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1747-1894)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1758-2000)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1843-2022)
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 New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Audio Recordings Urdu Online Audio Bible
Film / Video God's Love Story
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Urdu
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena video
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Film / Video The Savior 6 - The Lord's Prayer
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
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 data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project.  
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more