Nagbansi Rajwar in India

The Nagbansi Rajwar 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.

Introduction / History

The Nagbansi in Bihar speak Nagpuri and Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. The Nagbansi live mainly in Bihar and Jharkhand but some live in Himachal Pradesh.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Nagbansi work in agriculture. Community elders settle disagreements for them. They are educated and use modern medicines. They are not vegetarians and eat wheat and rice as staple foods.
The Nagbansi do not allow divorce. They have birth and marriage rituals. They cremate their dead. On the death of the father, the sons inherit the property with the oldest son taking charge of the family estate.


What Are Their Beliefs?

They are Hindus who worship the cobra. This is a common cult in their part of India.


What Are Their Needs?

The Nagbansi people need the Holy Spirit to open their eyes so they can see Jesus as he truly is.


Prayer Points

Pray that the elders come to Jesus Christ and lead others to him.
Pray that gospel materials and the internet lead them to begin home Bible studies.
Pray for the Lord to thrust out Holy Spirit-directed workers to them.
Pray for Nagbansi disciples to make more disciples.


Scripture Prayers for the Rajwar Nagbansi in India.


References

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


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Rajwar Nagbansi
People Name in Country Rajwar Nagbansi
Natural Name Nagbansi Rajwar
Population this Country 35,000
Population all Countries 35,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names रजवार नगबांसी
People ID 21223
ROP3 Code 118045
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 2
Largest States
Bihar
20,000
Jharkhand
14,000
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 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 2
  Bihar 20,000
  Jharkhand 14,000
Website South Asia Peoples
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.
Primary Language Hindi (17,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
Magahi
7,800
Bhojpuri
3,700
Bengali
300
Primary Language Hindi (17,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
  Magahi 7,800
  Bhojpuri 3,700
  Bengali 300
People Groups Speaking Hindi

Primary Language:  Hindi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1806-1962)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1811-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1835-2019)
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 Source
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings DAVAR Partners recording, Old Testament DAVAR Partners International
Audio Recordings Online Audio Scripture Talking Bibles
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories One Story
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Following Jesus video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation Create International
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindi Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Love letter to you from scripture Father's Love Letter
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Rivka video Jesus Film Project
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more