Karenga in India


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Subgroups: 1

Subgroup Name Population
Chhatar 2,800

Introduction / History

The Karenga name is related to those who castrate goats and bullocks. The Karenga or Karanga live in West Bengal. They speak, read and write in Bengali. They have subgroups and clans.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They work as carpenters, castrate goats and bullocks and work in agriculture. The women sell jewelry.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Karenga people practice Hinduism, the ancient religion of India. Hinduism is a catch-all phrase for the local religions of South Asia, so it is very diverse. At the popular level, Hindus worship and serve the gods of the Hindu pantheon. They visit Hin


What Are Their Needs?

The Karenga people need the abundant life that only Jesus offers.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Karenga in India.

* Pray that God gives them dreams and visions leading them to seek and find the Lord. * Pray for a disciple making movement this decade. * Pray that Indian believers lead them to the only savior.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Karenga
People Name in Country Karenga
Population this Country 41,000
Population all Countries 42,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Chhutar; Karanga; Karga; Karonga; Koraga; Koranga; Koronga; Kuranga; Kurunga; Pathria; करेंगा
People ID 17104
ROP3 Code 112446
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 6
Largest States
West Bengal
36,000
Odisha
3,400
Jharkhand
1,700
Bihar
100
Andaman and Nicobar
100
Tripura
80
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 6
  West Bengal 36,000
  Odisha 3,400
  Jharkhand 1,700
  Bihar 100
  Andaman and Nicobar 100
  Tripura 80
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Bengali (34,000 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
Odia
3,500
Hindi
3,400
Kudmali
500
Primary Language Bengali (34,000 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
  Odia 3,500
  Hindi 3,400
  Kudmali 500
People Groups Speaking Bengali

Primary Language:  Bengali

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1800-1980)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1801-1984)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1832-2016)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Bangla Version (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Mussolmani Version (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament- Common Version (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Bengali
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Love Story
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Bengali
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Rivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Film / Video The Savior 3 - Woman at the Well
Film / Video The Savior 8 - Jesus is Risen
General Four Spiritual Laws
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.19 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.81 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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