Orissa, India


Ministries

  • Bible Correspondence Schools
  • Discipleship
  • Church Planting

Missionary

Samar Pradhan

Rev Pradhan has ministered God’s Word in Orissa State for 30 years using Source of Light Bible courses. It is their earnest prayer and desire to reach all the districts of Orissa State with the Bible lessons and to make true disciples of Jesus.

Address

Sutahat Christian Sahi,
PO Box Buxi Bazar,
Cuttack 753001, Orissa State

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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