Khetauri in India

The Khetauri have only been reported in India
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Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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Introduction / History

The Khetauri live in Bihar. Their name is related to agriculture. They speak Khotta and Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. They are not vegetarians and eat rice as a cereal.

Marriage is by discussion. Vermilion in the parting of the hair of a woman shows that she is married. Divorce and marrying again are allowed. Sons inherit the property but if there are no sons then the daughters get the property. There are birth and marriage rituals and the dead are cremated.

The Khetauri are landowners. They work in cultivation, agriculture and construction. Hinduism is their religion. They have a low literacy level, so the gospel will need to be given in oral form too. Modern medicines and family planning are used by them.


Prayer Points

* Pray that gospel recordings will bring the Khetauri to salvation.
* Pray that the council leaders of the Khetauri will come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him also.


References

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


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Khetauri
People Name in Country Khetauri
Population in India 105,000
World Population 105,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 2
Alternate Names खेटौरी
People ID 17168
ROP3 Code 112520
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 2
Largest States
Jharkhand
100,000
West Bengal
4,800
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 2
  Jharkhand 100,000
  West Bengal 4,800
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Maithili (90,000 speakers)
Language Code mai   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
Hindi
9,600
Bengali
4,400
Magahi
600
Primary Language Maithili (90,000 speakers)
Language Code mai   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
  Hindi 9,600
  Bengali 4,400
  Magahi 600
People Groups Speaking Maithili

Primary Language:  Maithili

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes
Bible-New Testament Yes  (2010)
Bible-Complete No
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 Oral Bible stories in Maithili
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Good News (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Maithili
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: jivən səndesh
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
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 %
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
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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