Banjara Tribal, India


Ministries

  • Evangelism
  • Discipleship
  • Care of Widows
  • Orphan Ministry
  • Literature Distribution

Missionary

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.

Address

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

Phone Number

011-91-9849855756

Population

1,266,883,598 (July 2016 est.)

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%
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 79.8%, Muslim 14.2%, Christian 2.3%, Sikh 1.7%, other and unspecified 2% (2011 est.)


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