India (Banjara Tribal)

Christudas Earla

With a deep burden for the tribal peoples, Rev. Earla is conducting a church-planting work among the Banjara in A.P. Currently, he is trusting God to construct a ministry and training center. Rev. Earla distributes SLM literature in the Telegu and English languages.


Care of Widows
Orphan Ministry
Literature Distribution

Contact Information

House number 4-2-1-42/5/B, Bhoomnagar
Peddapalli – 505 172 District Karimnagar

Phone: 011-91-9849855756


Population: 1,220,800,359 (July 2013 est.)

Ethnic Groups: Indo-Aryan 72%, Dravidian 25%, Mongoloid and other 3% (2000)

Languages: Hindi 41%, Bengali 8.1%, Telugu 7.2%, Marathi 7%, Tamil 5.9%, Urdu 5%, Gujarati 4.5%, Kannada 3.7%, Malayalam 3.2%, Oriya 3.2%, Punjabi 2.8%, Assamese 1.3%, Maithili 1.2%, other 5.9% note: English enjoys the status of subsidiary official language but is the most important language for national, political, and commercial communication; Hindi is the most widely spoken language and primary tongue of 41% of the people; there are 14 other official languages: Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya, Punjabi, Assamese, Kashmiri, Sindhi, and Sanskrit; Hindustani is a popular variant of Hindi/Urdu spoken widely throughout northern India but is not an official language (2001 census)

Religions: Hindu 80.5%, Muslim 13.4%, Christian 2.3%, Sikh 1.9%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.1% (2001 census)