Hatkar in India

The Hatkar have only been reported in India
Population
341,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Hatkar of Andhra Pradesh in India speak Kannada and read and write in Telugu. They prefer cross-cousin marriages. The oldest son takes charge of the home when the father dies. Most are weavers and the women help. They make saris and shirts in addition to other work.

They are Hindus by religion. Many of them have a good education. They use family planning and modern medicines.

The Hatkar of Maharashtra speak Marathi and read and write in Devanagari. The women are vegetarians but the men are not. They have birth, marriage and death rituals. Most of them work in agriculture while some of them do government work or other jobs.


Prayer Points

* Pray that gospel materials will bring the Hatkar to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to salvation.


References

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


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Hatkar
People Name in Country Hatkar
Population in India 341,000
World Population 341,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 6
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Atagara, Attagara, Attakar, Attakara, Hatagar, Hatagara, Hatgar, Hattakar, Hatwa, Khilari, Mendhpal Samaj, Talari, Talayari, Talwar, Telari, Thelari, हटकर
People ID 16430
ROP3 Code 111581
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Marathi-Konkani
People Group Hatkar
Ethnic Code CNN25j
Total Subgroups on file 6
Largest Subgroups
Dhawalya
9,900
Kalya
9,900
Mendhiwale
9,900
Bande
0
Shalu
0
Telwar
0
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Marathi-Konkani
People Group Hatkar
Ethnic Code CNN25j
Total Subgroups 6
  Dhawalya 9,900
  Kalya 9,900
  Mendhiwale 9,900
  Bande 0
  Shalu 0
  Telwar 0
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 4
Largest States
Maharashtra
258,000
Karnataka
76,000
Odisha
6,800
Andhra Pradesh
1,400
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 4
  Maharashtra 258,000
  Karnataka 76,000
  Odisha 6,800
  Andhra Pradesh 1,400
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Marathi (206,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
Kannada
89,000
Khandesi
27,000
Hindi
5,700
Odia
5,300
Ahirani
5,000
Telugu
900
Bengali
60
Other People Groups Speaking Marathi
Primary Language Marathi (206,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
  Kannada 89,000
  Khandesi 27,000
  Hindi 5,700
  Odia 5,300
  Ahirani 5,000
  Telugu 900
  Bengali 60
People Groups Speaking Marathi

Primary Language:  Marathi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1807-1957)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1811-1982)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1821-2002)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Marathi
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Marathi
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: मराठी - Marathi
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.06 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.94 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.




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