Halba in India

Joshua Project has identified the Halba only in India
Population
871,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Halba live in Maharashtra and in other Indian states like Madhya Pradesh and Orissa. They are a Scheduled Tribe. Hal means 'plough'. Cultivation and other agricultural work are their main occupations.

The Halba have good relations with others. The language they speak is a mixture of languages like Marathi and Oriya.

With Halba marriages, a woman cannot divorce her husband. Widowers can only marry widows. Marriages with cousins are well liked.

The Halba like wine and mutton. They are Hindus and worship many gods. They enjoy celebrating festivals.


Prayer Points

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


References

http://www.indianetzone.com/10/halba_tribe.htm


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Halba
People Name in Country Halba
Population in India 871,000
World Population 871,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached Yes
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 3  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Halba Kosthi, Halbi, Halva, Halvi, Holva, Nagbansi, Telga, हलबा
People ID 16901
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 9
Largest States
Chhattisgarh (445,000) Maharashtra (384,000) Odisha (21,000)
Madhya Pradesh (20,000) Gujarat (1,500) Telangana (400)
Delhi (90) Andhra Pradesh (70) Goa (10)
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 9
Chhattisgarh (445,000) Maharashtra (384,000)
Odisha (21,000) Madhya Pradesh (20,000)
Gujarat (1,500) Telangana (400)
Delhi (90) Andhra Pradesh (70)
Goa (10)
Primary Language: Marathi (305,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: mar   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 54
Secondary Languages:
(only 20 largest shown)
Halbi (238,000) Chhattisgarhi (162,000) Hindi (115,000)
Oriya (8,000) Bhatri (4,000) Gondi, Northern (1,900)
English (1,500) Kannada (1,000) Pengo (800)
Telugu (800) Kharia (300) Gujarati (300)
Kolami, Northwestern (200) Koya (200) Punjabi, Eastern (200)
Bengali (200) Malayalam (100) Bhili (100)
Urdu (90) Korwa (90)
Primary Language: Marathi (305,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: mar   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 54
Secondary Languages: (only 20 largest shown)
Halbi (238,000) Chhattisgarhi (162,000)
Hindi (115,000) Oriya (8,000)
Bhatri (4,000) Gondi, Northern (1,900)
English (1,500) Kannada (1,000)
Pengo (800) Telugu (800)
Kharia (300) Gujarati (300)
Kolami, Northwestern (200) Koya (200)
Punjabi, Eastern (200) Bengali (200)
Malayalam (100) Bhili (100)
Urdu (90) Korwa (90)
Primary Language: Marathi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1807-1957)
New Testament Yes   (1811-1982)
Complete Bible Yes   (1821-2002)
Audio Bible Online
 
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
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 Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter Fathers Love Letter
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Hinduism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.06 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.10 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
98.64 %
Islam
0.04 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.01 %
Unknown
1.15 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
Photo Source: Isudas   Copyrighted ©   Used with permission
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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