Sudha Butka in India

The Sudha Butka have only been reported in India
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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.

Introduction / History

The Sudha people speak, read and write in Oriya. They have a subgroup called the Butka which lives in Odisha.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Sudha Butka work mostly as cultivators. They are landowners.
The Sudha prefer to marry their cousins. The bereaved and divorced are allowed to marry again. The dead are either buried or cremated. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son having the most and becoming the new family head.
Floor painting and basketry are their favored crafts. They have councils to look after their needs. They believe in education and use both traditional and modern medicines.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Hinduism is their religion, and they have their own festivals.


What Are Their Needs?

The Sudha Butka people need the transforming power of Jesus Christ so they can experience his spiritual, economic and social blessings.


Prayer Points

Pray that Indian believers to befriend them and lead them into a movement to Christ.
Pray that Sudha Butka council leaders come to Jesus Christ and lead their community into a disciple making movement.
Pray for faithful intercessors and workers.


Scripture Prayers for the Sudha Butka in India.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Sudha Butka
People Name in Country Sudha Butka
Alternate Names Butka; Butka Suda; Chhota Suda; Potka Suda; Sano Suda; सुधा बूटका
Population this Country 5,600
Population all Countries 5,600
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
People ID 21256
ROP3 Code 118079
ROP25 Code 307714
ROP25 Name Suda / Sudha
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)
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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 1
  Odisha 5,500
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 Odia (4,600 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Chhattisgarhi
60
Primary Language Odia (4,600 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  Chhattisgarhi 60
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  (1815-2021)
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Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
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