Gantichore in India

Joshua Project has identified the Gantichore only in India

Population

4,470

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Global Prayer Digest / Keith Carey


Where are they Located?

The 4,500 Gantichore people live mainly in India's southern state of Karnataka.


What are Their Lives Like?

Once known for being thieves and pick-pockets, today they are usually agricultural day laborers and petty trade. A few have acquired their own farming land.

Traditionally they had child marriages, but now they marry as adults. Marriages are negotiated between families, and the groom’s family has to pay the bride's family a bride price. Part of the marriage celebration involves a huge wedding feast. The wedding itself takes place either at the groom’s home or at a public place.

They are open to modern conveniences like medical care, using mass media tools, improved drinking water, and electricity. They have large families.


What are Their Beliefs?

The Gantichore people cremate their dead, and dispose of the ashes in flowing water. They worship their ancestors every year. They are Hindus who focus much of their devotions on Tulaja Bhawani as a deity.


Prayer Points

Pray that they will give Jesus Christ their total devotion.



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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 Gantichore
People Name in Country Gantichore
ROP3 Code 112049
Joshua Project People ID 16787
Indigenous Yes
Population in India 4,470
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group Bhampta, Ghantichor, Kamati, Pathrot, Takari, Uchillian,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kannada 4,490 Marathi 41
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Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Kannada
People Name General Gantichore
Ethnic Code CNN23a
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Largest Religion Hinduism
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
0.00%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
100.00%
Islam
0.00%
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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