Introduction / History
Though most Sri Lankans in India are Tamils there are some Sinhalese in India, particularly in Delhi and Tamil Nadu.
Sri Lankans came to India in the 1980s as refugees from the Sri Lankan civil war. When the war ended early this century, the refugees from Sri Lanka stopped coming to India as refugees.
There are several Sinhalese families in Chennai in Tamil Nadu. A lot work for computer companies and some for the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission. Some are students. There are some Sinhalese in Maharashtra and a few in Gujarat and on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
The Sinhalese in India speak Sinhala and English.
What Are Their Beliefs?
Some of them are Buddhists and some are Hindus. They have a few different religions.
* Pray that missionaries will lead the Sinhalese in India to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that they will see gospel materials on the internet leading them to Salvation through this.
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