Konda Dhora in India

Joshua Project has identified the Konda Dhora only in India






Largest Religion

Main Language



The Konda Dhora claim that the Bagata, Kotiya and Manne Dora are superior, whereas the Gabada, Poraja and Khond are inferior. Traditionally they accept food and water from the Bagata and Kotiya, but not from the Gadaba, Poraja and Khond. According to the 1981 census, their literacy rate is 5.76%. Traditionally, the Konda Dhora practiced settled cultivation, and that remains their primary occupation.

Ministry Obstacles

The Konda Dhora speak a number of languages, as do most communities in India. Separate church planting projects may be needed for each language subdivision of the community.

Outreach Ideas

The low literacy rate suggests oral communication of the Gospel will be needed.

Pray for the Followers of Christ

Pray for the several hundred Christians among the Konda Dhora, that they will grow in their devotion to Christ, and will become mature and settled in their faith. Pray they will be patient with each other, bearing with one another in love.

Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray for this Hindu community to increasingly become aware of their need for forgiveness for their sins, and realize this possibility is offered through faith in Christ.

Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

Prayer Links
Global Prayer Digest: 2009-09-15
Global Prayer Digest: 2012-08-03
People Name General Konda Dhora
People Name in Country Konda Dhora
Population in India 285,000
World Population 285,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Chinna, Dongaria, Dongria, Kalandi Vaishnab, Kodangi, Konda Dora, Kondh, Kondi Dora, Kondora, Kondra, Kubing
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster South Asian, other
People Name General Konda Dhora
Ethnic Code AUG06z
People ID 17229
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)
Andhra Pradesh (258,000) Odisha (28,000) Telangana (1,800) Tamil Nadu (900)
Pondicherry (200) Delhi (90) West Bengal (60) Chhattisgarh (50)
Madhya Pradesh (30)
Total States on file:  9  (up to 20 largest shown)
Andhra Pradesh (258,000) Odisha (28,000)
Telangana (1,800) Tamil Nadu (900)
Pondicherry (200) Delhi (90)
West Bengal (60) Chhattisgarh (50)
Madhya Pradesh (30)
Languages & Dialects on file:  32  (up to 20 largest shown)
Telugu (248,000) Oriya (23,000) Kuvi (9,400) Pengo (1,600)
Bhatri (1,400) Duruwa (1,400) Koya (1,200) Gadaba, Pottangi Ollar (700)
Kui (500) Mundari (200) Ho (200) Marathi (100)
Munda (100) Hindi (100) Kurux: Kisan (90) Bengali (50)
Santhali (30) Garo (20) Malayalam (20) English (20)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Telugu 248,000 Oriya 23,000
Kuvi 9,400 Pengo 1,600
Bhatri 1,400 Duruwa 1,400
Koya 1,200 Gadaba, Pottangi Ollar 700
Kui 500 Mundari 200
Ho 200 Marathi 100
Munda 100 Hindi 100
Kurux: Kisan 90 Bengali 50
Santhali 30 Garo 20
Malayalam 20 English 20

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
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings 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)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Telugu
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Primary Religion: Hinduism

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
1.20 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
98.58 %
0.01 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.21 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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Map Source: Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
Profile Source: Joshua Project  
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