Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) in Bangladesh


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest Bangladesh census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Introduction / History

Not much is known about history or origins of the Dhawa people in Bangladesh.


Where Are they Located?

Their small number is located primarily in the area of Bogra in northeast Bangladesh.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They are a dwindling indigenous group of landless people. Their lands have been confiscated by the government, and they are left with nothing. Many indigenous people groups in Bangladesh are leaving their original homelands.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Dhawa people in Bangladesh are 100% Islamic.


What Are Their Needs?

Their greatest need is to understand that the one true God loves them and has provided payment of the penalty for all of their sins.

They need quality of life instructions and practical helps to survive with their families.


Prayer Points

Pray that the Holy Spirit will give the Dhawa people a spiritual hunger that will lead them to Christ.
Pray that the Lord will thrust out workers to the Dhawa people in Bangladesh.
Pray for workers to go to Dhawa leaders as His ambassadors.
Pray for a church planting movement to thrive among the Dhawa people.


Scripture Prayers for the Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) in Bangladesh.


References

https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/21345/in
https://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/2016/11/20/abul-barkat-632-hindus-left-country-day/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/hinduism_in_bangladesh


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions)
People Name in Country Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions)
Population this Country 19,000
Population all Countries 41,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names मल्लाह धावा (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 21345
ROP3 Code 118171
Country Bangladesh
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 29  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 7
Largest States
Rajshahi
8,600
Rangpur
2,900
Dhaka
2,600
Chittagong
1,400
Khulna
1,300
Barisal
1,100
Sylhet
500
Country Bangladesh
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 29  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 7
  Rajshahi 8,600
  Rangpur 2,900
  Dhaka 2,600
  Chittagong 1,400
  Khulna 1,300
  Barisal 1,100
  Sylhet 500
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Bengali (18,000 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
Sylheti
500
Chittagonian
300
Primary Language Bengali (18,000 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
  Sylheti 500
  Chittagonian 300
People Groups Speaking Bengali

Primary Language:  Bengali

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1800-1980)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1801-1984)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1809-2022)
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 Source
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
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 Love Story General / Other
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation Create International
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Bengali Jesus Film Project
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
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
Film / Video The Prophets' Story Create International
Film / Video The Savior 3 - Woman at the Well Create International
Film / Video The Savior 8 - Jesus is Risen Create International
General Bible for Children Bible for Children
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 Bangladesh 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