Moghal in India

Population

1,624,000

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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The Moghal are a well-known Muslim community of North India. According to sources, they were originally from Mongolia and came to India along with the Mughal emperor Babar, the founder of the Mughal empire in India. They are divided into the Shia and Sunni sects of Islam. They adhere to sharia law as regards the rules of marriage, divorce, remarriage, and inheritance of property. They celebrate all Muslim festivals with great enthusiasm and devotion.

Ministry Obstacles

Lack of understanding of the full credentials of Jesus stands in the way of belief, for most Muslims.


Outreach Ideas

Christians need to communicate to these strongly Muslim people that following Isa (Jesus) does not require giving up all of their culture.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

Pray for those the Lord will soon call to himself from among the Moghal community of India. They will need teachers to help them become established in the faith. Pray for their protection from destructive influences.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray the Muslim Moghals will be increasingly drawn to the man Isa (Jesus) as they study the Koran. Pray they will desire to learn more about him, and that this desire will be satisfied as the Lord reveals himself to them.

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Country India
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country
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People Name General Moghal
People Name in Country Moghal
ROP3 Code 106706
Joshua Project People ID 13761
Indigenous Yes
Population in India 1,624,000
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group Mughal, Turk,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Urdu 1,452,357 Bengali 68,140 Marwari 25,210 Awadhi 13,290
Telugu 11,045 Dhundari 9,910 Kashmiri 6,635 Gujarati 5,910
Marathi 5,660 Mewari 3,990 Tamil 2,763 Konkani 2,570
Shekhawati 2,080 Bagri 2,030 Panjabi, Eastern 2,008 Kannada 1,800
Kumaoni 1,450 Assamese 1,320 Dogri 1,080 Konkani, Goan 980
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Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Urdu Muslim
People Name General Moghal
Ethnic Code CNN25r
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Largest Religion Islam
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
0.00%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
100.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
0.00%
Protestant
0.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
0.00%
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