Kalal, Hindu in India



Population

3,898,000

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Introduction / History

The Kalal of India sell alcohol by tradition. They are not vegetarians and rice is their main food.

The Kalal in West Bengal marry within their own group. They have adult marriages through discussion. Divorcees can marry again. The oldest son becomes leader of the home when the father dies. Male children are circumcised when very young. They bury the dead. The Kalal here sell alcohol while others have shops or work in agriculture. They are followers of Islam. There is a Caste Council that judges matters. Generally they do not like family planning.

The Kalal in Bihar have birth and marriage rituals. Some have businesses while others work in cultivation for example. They use family planning, traditional and modern medicines and have their children educated.

The Kalal in Orissa speak, read and write Oriya. The oldest son becomes in charge of the home by inheritance. They have birth and death pollution periods. Most of them work in cultivation. They have Caste Councils and are Hindus by religion. They have their children educated.

The Kalal in Madhya Pradesh speak Chhattisgarhi and Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. They use Sinha as the surname for themselves. They have birth and marriage rituals and they cremate their dead. Many work in agriculture and some in government work. Modern medicines and family planning are used by them and their children are educated.

The Kalal in Maharashtra have birth and marriage rituals and the dead are cremated. The sons inherit the property with the oldest son in charge of the home. Some of them work in agriculture and some have shops and hotels. Many can read and write.

With the Kalal in Karnataka, some are Hindus and some are Muslims. They speak mainly in Hindi. Divorce is not allowed. A widower can marry again. The oldest son becomes in charge of the home by inheritance. They have birth and marriage rituals and their dead are mainly buried. The Kalal sell meat and some sell alcohol. Leaders settle disputes. Their children are educated and they use modern medicines.

The Kalal in Rajasthan favor child marriages by discussion. Divorcees and the bereaved can marry again. They cremate their dead. Most of them work in business or in agriculture. They believe in education, modern medicine and family planning.

The Kalal in Gujarat are Hindus. Divorce is allowed. They cremate their dead. They work in business and in transport and have their children educated.


Prayer Points

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

References

Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Kalal, Hindu
People Name in Country Kalal, Hindu
Population in India 3,898,000
World Population 3,900,000
Countries 3
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Ahlajia, Aluwala, Aluwari, Aray, Arya Katagaru, Asili, Chaukse, Chaulise, Dadsena, Ediga Balija, Gamalla, Gavara, Gouda, Hindu Kasai, Idiga, Indra, Iraqi, Iraque, Jaisawal, Kahar, Kalal, Kalan, Kalanaj, Kalans, Kalar, Kalate Kalans, Kali, Kalivar, Kalwar, Kasai, Katagaru, Katig, Khatik, Kolar, Kolawar, Kumarpaik, Ladar, Lader, Madvi, Malvi, Maratha Kasai, Naidu, Namdhari, Panda, Paneda, Raj Bhoi, Raki, Roy, Shindigar, Sundi, Thiyar, Tiyan, Vadugan, Walia, Yatollu, Yediga, Yelegar, Yellegar
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Telugu
People Name General Kalal, Hindu
Ethnic Code CNN25b
People ID 17204
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:  26  (up to 20 largest shown)
Telangana (1,679,000) Karnataka (1,328,000) Madhya Pradesh (311,000) Maharashtra (199,000)
Tamil Nadu (155,000) Rajasthan (103,000) Bihar (54,000) Jharkhand (23,000)
Andhra Pradesh (20,000) Gujarat (7,800) West Bengal (4,500) Odisha (3,400)
Kerala (3,300) Chhattisgarh (1,800) Goa (1,500) Haryana (1,300)
Delhi (1,100) Pondicherry (900) Assam (800) Punjab (300)
Total States on file:  26  (up to 20 largest shown)
Telangana (1,679,000) Karnataka (1,328,000)
Madhya Pradesh (311,000) Maharashtra (199,000)
Tamil Nadu (155,000) Rajasthan (103,000)
Bihar (54,000) Jharkhand (23,000)
Andhra Pradesh (20,000) Gujarat (7,800)
West Bengal (4,500) Odisha (3,400)
Kerala (3,300) Chhattisgarh (1,800)
Goa (1,500) Haryana (1,300)
Delhi (1,100) Pondicherry (900)
Assam (800) Punjab (300)
Languages & Dialects on file:  28  (up to 20 largest shown)
Telugu (1,780,000) Kannada (703,000) Hindi (497,000) Tulu (247,000)
Konkani, Goan (199,000) Konkani (155,000) Marathi (126,000) Mewari (25,000)
Tamil (23,000) Marwari (11,000) Bagheli (9,500) Bhojpuri (8,000)
Bundeli (7,000) Malvi (6,700) Chhattisgarhi (5,600) Gujarati (5,000)
Magahi (3,800) Merwari (3,700) Bengali (2,900) Maithili (1,800)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Telugu 1,780,000 Kannada 703,000
Hindi 497,000 Tulu 247,000
Konkani, Goan 199,000 Konkani 155,000
Marathi 126,000 Mewari 25,000
Tamil 23,000 Marwari 11,000
Bagheli 9,500 Bhojpuri 8,000
Bundeli 7,000 Malvi 6,700
Chhattisgarhi 5,600 Gujarati 5,000
Magahi 3,800 Merwari 3,700
Bengali 2,900 Maithili 1,800

For Main Lanugage: Telugu


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1812-1966)
New Testament Yes   (1818-1989)
Complete Bible Yes   (1854-2002)
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
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
Fathers Love Letter Audio Recordings
Following Jesus (India) Film / Video
Four Spiritual Laws General
God's Story Video Film / Video
Gods Simple Plan General
Got Questions Ministry General
International Bible Society Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Telugu Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime) Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online Scripture (Talking Bibles) Audio Recordings
Oral Bible stories in Telugu Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Hinduism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.75 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.25 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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