Kharol in India

The Kharol have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Subgroups: 2

Subgroup Name Population
Nathwala 600
Tadwala 600

Introduction / History

The Kharol people probably migrated to Rajasthan, where they now live, from Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, and Maharashtra. They claim Rajput ancestry, yet they traditionally either made salt or farmed.


Where Are they Located?

The Kharol people live in the Indian states of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.


What Are Their Lives Like?

There are two main divisions of the Kharol people, the Todwalas and the Rajputs. Within those divisions, there are numerous gotras, or clans.

They no longer make salt. Most are now landless laborers.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Kharol people practice Hinduism, the ancient religion of India. They worship and serve the gods of the Hindu pantheon. Hindus believe that by performing rituals and good works that they will attain moksha or freedom from the endless cycle of birth, death and rebirth. They visit Hindu temples and offer prayers, food, flowers, and incense to their gods in hopes of gaining protection and benefits. They do not have a personal or familial relationship with their gods like Christians or Jews. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.

The main yearly holidays of the Kharol people are Holi, the festival of colors and the start of spring / Diwali, the festival of lights / Navratri, the celebration of autumn / and Rama Navami, Rama’s birthday.


What Are Their Needs?

The Kharol people need to find a way to make a good living in the rapidly changing nation of India. They make a very meager living as landless farm workers. Better education would help them advance economically.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Kharol in India.

* Pray for his kingdom to come and his will to be done among the Kharol people.
* Pray for a movement of Kharol households to study the Bible and accept the blessings of Christ.
* Pray for a spiritual hunger that will drive the Kharol people to the arms of Jesus.
* Pray for workers who are filled with the fruit and the power of the Holy Spirit to go to the Kharol people.


References

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


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Kharol
People Name in Country Kharol
World Population 22,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Karolia; Khariwal; Nungar; Nungarh; Nunia; खरोल
People ID 17155
ROP3 Code 112505
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 2
Largest States
Madhya Pradesh
15,000
Rajasthan
7,800
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 2
  Madhya Pradesh 15,000
  Rajasthan 7,800
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Hindi (16,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
Merwari
4,200
Bundeli
1,200
Dhundari
800
Malvi
400
Mewari
200
Primary Language Hindi (16,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
  Merwari 4,200
  Bundeli 1,200
  Dhundari 800
  Malvi 400
  Mewari 200
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  (1835-2012)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
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 Oral Bible stories in Hindi
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
Film / Video Coconuts
Film / Video Creation to Christ
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindi
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 Hope Video
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
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 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Photo Source Anonymous 
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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