Lohana in India

Joshua Project has identified the Lohana only in India

Population

543,000

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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One of the dominant communities of Gujarat, the Lohana migrated from Lohargaadh (now in Pakistan) a few centuries ago. They are Hindu and worship gods like Shankar and Srinath in addition to their family and clan deities. They engage Brahman priests to conduct their ritual and religious functions. The community council looks after their welfare; it provides financial assistance to the poor and to deserving students for promoting education.

Ministry Obstacles

The Lohana community has had almost no opportunity to hear of Jesus. There is much that must be communicated to them.


Outreach Ideas

Indian Christians can overcome caste boundaries and carry the good news of Jesus to the Lohana community. Pray the Lord will give this vision and opportunity to several workers.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

There may be no followers of Jesus among the Lohana today, but pray for those that will soon come forth. Pray they will be sent teachers to help them, as well as resources such as Gospel films and recordings. Pray they will be zealous to follow Christ.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray for the Lohana community to continue to make education a priority for their youth. Pray the entire community may maintain an adequate standard of living, and that the widow and orphan may be cared for.

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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 Lohana
People Name in Country Lohana
ROP3 Code 112775
Joshua Project People ID 17380
Indigenous Yes
Population in India 543,000
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group Luvana,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Gujarati 325,645 Sindhi 118,317 Hindi 46,445 Kachchi 23,495
Marwari 14,270 Dhundari 10,750 Mewari 5,670 Marathi 2,200
Shekhawati 1,910 Konkani 1,610 Saurashtra 475 Konkani, Goan 470
Malvi 470 Braj Bhasha 130 Ahirani 120 Haryanvi 80
Kannada 70 Panjabi, Eastern 60
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Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Gujarati
People Name General Lohana
Ethnic Code CNN25e
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Largest Religion Hinduism
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
0.00%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
99.24%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.76%
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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