Mewati (Muslim traditions) in India

Unreached of the Day  9/18/2021

Mewati (Muslim traditions) in India

pronounced: mee-VAH-tee

Mewati, also known as "Meo" people were of the Hindu Rajput caste in earlier times. They are Muslims but have their roots in Hinduism. They probably turned to Islam in the 1600s and more became Muslims at about the beginning of the 1900s. For a long time the Mewati have been livestock farmers. They are well known in India. Some have trucking businesses. Others work for the government, army, or police, electricians, plumbers, money lenders, or laborers.

Ministry Obstacles

Mewati are considered a Muslim people, and the Islamic religious authorities usually strongly oppose the spread the gospel into their communities.

Outreach Ideas

Bible resources, written, audio, and visual exist in Urdu, and these can be obtained by any Mewati person who has a computer and spiritual hunger.

Scripture Focus

"He (Jesus) said to them, “The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into the hands of His enemies. He will be killed, but three days later He will rise from the dead.”"  Mark 9:31

Scripture Prayer

Pray for today’s people group would comprehend that Jesus died for their sins and rose again demonstrating His power over sin and death.

Prayer Focus

Pray that the few who dare to allow Christ the right place in their lives will have the boldness and love to share their Lord with others. * Pray that Mewati people will see that their only hope is in Jesus Christ. * Pray that intercessors worldwide will regularly pray for salvation of Mewati people. * Pray that many Mewati people who are reached will disciple others until this people group knows that Jesus Christ is Lord.

People Name Mewati (Muslim traditions)
Country India
10/40 Window Yes
Population 825,000
World Population 1,749,000
Language Urdu
Primary Religion Islam
Bible Complete
Online Audio NT No
Jesus Film Yes
Audio Recordings Yes
Christ Followers Few, less than 2%
Status Unreached
Progress Level: progress level image