Hurkiya in India

Joshua Project has identified the Hurkiya only in India
Population
4,400
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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Introduction / History

The Hurkiya are a scheduled caste in north India. In Uttarakhand they are Hindus while in Uttar Pradesh they are Muslims.

The Hurkiya in Uttarakhand are endogamous, that is, they prefer to marry within their group or clan. Their name comes from hurka which is a hand drum. They speak Kumaoni and Hindi. They sell such things as combs, mirrors and toys. Some of them are tailors. A caste association looks after them and judges in disputes. They follow Hinduism and Shamanism.

The Hurkiya of Uttar Pradesh are mostly laborers. They are Sunni Muslims and have folk beliefs too.


Prayer Points

* Pray that the caste association leaders come to Jesus Christ and lead others of the Hurkiya to Him too.
* Pray that gospel materials will lead them to salvation.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurkiya


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Hurkiya
People Name in Country Hurkiya
Population in India 4,400
World Population 4,400
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1 to 2
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Hurukiya, हुर्किया
People ID 16958
ROP3 Code 112262
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 1
  Uttar Pradesh (4,400)
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Hindi (3,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Kanauji
(1,300)
People Groups Speaking Hindi
Primary Language Hindi (3,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  Kanauji (1,300)
People Groups Speaking Hindi

Primary Language:  Hindi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1806-1962)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1811-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1818-2000)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text 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 Hindi Bible stories
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video A Pilgrimage (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Aasha - Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Coconuts (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Creation to Christ (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Fathers Love Letter
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Haqeeqat Episode 6 (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindi
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 Ten Virgins (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video The Final Prodigal (Indigitube.tv)
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
100.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
Religion Values * From India census data.  Current values may differ.


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