Halba in India


Joshua Project has identified the Halba only in India

Population

902,000

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Introduction / History

The Halba live in Maharashtra and in other Indian states like Madhya Pradesh and Orissa. They are a Scheduled Tribe. Hal means 'plough'. Cultivation and other agricultural work are their main occupations.

The Halba have good relations with others. The language they speak is a mixture of languages like Marathi and Oriya.

With Halba marriages, a woman cannot divorce her husband. Widowers can only marry widows. Marriages with cousins are well liked.

The Halba like wine and mutton. They are Hindus and worship many gods. They enjoy celebrating festivals.


Prayer Points

* Pray that God will give the Halba dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials will lead them to Salvation too.

References

http://www.indianetzone.com/10/halba_tribe.htm


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Halba
People Name in Country Halba
Population in India 902,000
World Population 902,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Halba Kosthi, Halbi, Halva, Halvi, Holva, Nagbansi, Telga
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Marathi-Konkani
People Name General Halba
Ethnic Code CNN25j
People ID 16901
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 21  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file:  9  (up to 20 largest shown)
Maharashtra (488,000) Chhattisgarh (377,000) Odisha (20,000) Madhya Pradesh (16,000)
Gujarat (1,400) Telangana (200) Delhi (90) Andhra Pradesh (70)
Goa (10)
Total States on file:  9  (up to 20 largest shown)
Maharashtra (488,000) Chhattisgarh (377,000)
Odisha (20,000) Madhya Pradesh (16,000)
Gujarat (1,400) Telangana (200)
Delhi (90) Andhra Pradesh (70)
Goa (10)
Languages & Dialects on file:  58  (up to 20 largest shown)
Marathi (417,000) Halbi (207,000) Chhattisgarhi (143,000) Hindi (104,000)
Oriya (7,700) Bhatri (3,900) Gondi, Northern (1,800) English (1,700)
Kannada (900) Telugu (900) Pengo (800) Bengali (500)
Gujarati (300) Kharia (300) Kolami, Northwestern (300) Koya (200)
Kodava (200) Malayalam (100) Bhili (100) Panjabi, Eastern (100)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Marathi 417,000 Halbi 207,000
Chhattisgarhi 143,000 Hindi 104,000
Oriya 7,700 Bhatri 3,900
Gondi, Northern 1,800 English 1,700
Kannada 900 Telugu 900
Pengo 800 Bengali 500
Gujarati 300 Kharia 300
Kolami, Northwestern 300 Koya 200
Kodava 200 Malayalam 100
Bhili 100 Panjabi, Eastern 100
For Primary Language: Marathi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1807-1957)
New Testament Yes   (1811-1982)
Complete Bible Yes   (1821-2002)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible Visuals General
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bibles, Bible League Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
Fathers Love Letter Text / Printed Matter
Following Jesus (India, JF Project) Film / Video
God's Story Video Film / Video
Gods Simple Plan General
Got Questions Ministry General
Jesus Film: view in Marathi Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime) Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online Scripture (Talking Bibles) Audio Recordings
Online Scripture / Bible Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) Film / Video
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Hinduism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.06 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.10 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
98.64 %
Islam
0.04 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.01 %
Unknown
1.15 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source: Isudas   Copyrighted ©   Used with permission
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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