Goriya, Muslim in India

Population

15,100

Christian

0.00%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Global Prayer Digest / Keith Carey


Introduction / History

The young woman sat under the tree with her legs folded under her thinking about how her life was going to change in a few days. Not long ago her father made the decision that she was to marry her cousin. She was not happy about this, but since she is part of the Muslim Goriya community, she had no choices. The family decided who she would marry, where she would go, and what she would do. Maybe it would be all right; perhaps, she would like her new life. Then again, maybe she wouldn't. It did not matter because life did not change for a Goriya woman. She had no control over her future, so why even think about it?

The Goriya people live a simple life as farmers. Christ is missing in the midst of this simple life. There are no believers in their area of Nepal. The Goriya people speak four different languages, but Awadhi is the most common tongue. The New Testament is available in audio and a print version in this language.


Prayer Points

Pray for God to make these resources widely available to the Goriya people. Nothing is impossible with God. Therefore, pray for a spiritual awakening in every Goriya community in Nepal.



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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 Goriya, Muslim
People Name in Country Goriya, Muslim
ROP3 Code 112967
Joshua Project People ID 17545
Indigenous Yes
Population in India 15,100
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Urdu 13,970 Bhojpuri 1,050 Awadhi 120
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Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Urdu Muslim
People Name General Goriya, Muslim
Ethnic Code CNN25r
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Largest Religion Islam
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
0.00%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
100.00%
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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