Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) in India

The Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) have only been reported in India
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Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
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* Data can be from various sources including official census, agencies, and local research. Data from these sources can sometimes differ even by orders of magnitude. Joshua Project attempts to present a conservative, balanced estimate.

Subgroups: 3

Subgroup Name Population
Putia Islam 1,000
Panimagan 500
Hir Panjnigar Unknown

Introduction / History

Mukkuvan is a Muslim people group that lives by the coastal areas of Kerala in southwestern India.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They are mostly fishermen. People know them for their skills in boat making and fishing.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Mukkuvan are mostly Sunni Muslim. They also have their own unique religious practices which date back to pre-Islamic days.


What Are Their Needs?

The Mukkuvan need the opportunity to get a better education so they can rise out of poverty. They are in the process of organizing themselves to protect their economic and educational interests.


Prayer Points

Pray for loving workers to go to the Mukkuvan people until there are disciples who make more disciples.

Pray the Lord will prepare the hearts of the Mukkuvan to understand and to believe the gospel.

Pray for the Lord to bless the Mukkuvan people with adequate education and medical facilities.

Pray for the Lord to bless the Mukkuvan people so abundantly that they will see he is the only one worthy of praise and worship.


Scripture Prayers for the Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) in India.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions)
People Name in Country Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions)
Alternate Names Moonillikar; Mugayan; Muguyan; Mukkuvar; Panjnigar; Puislan; Putia Islam; Putiya Islami; मुक्कूवन (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
Population this Country 3,200
Population all Countries 3,200
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
People ID 17623
ROP3 Code 113058
ROP25 Code 305678
ROP25 Name Mukkuvan
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 5
Largest States
Kerala
2,900
Karnataka
200
Tamil Nadu
30
Gujarat
20
Maharashtra
20
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 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 5
  Kerala 2,900
  Karnataka 200
  Tamil Nadu 30
  Gujarat 20
  Maharashtra 20
Website South Asia Peoples
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.
Primary Language Malayalam (2,600 speakers)
Language Code mal   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Tamil
30
Primary Language Malayalam (2,600 speakers)
Language Code mal   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  Tamil 30
People Groups Speaking Malayalam

Primary Language:  Malayalam

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1811-1968)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1829-1995)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1841-2022)
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