Kir (Hindu traditions) in India

The Kir (Hindu traditions) 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.

Introduction / History

The Kir or Keer are a scheduled tribe of Madhya Pradesh. Being a tribal people, they have low status in Hindu society. They speak Gujarati. Among them there are several clans and they have their own clan surnames.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Kir cultivate fruit and vegetables. They have a council to look after their needs. Their literacy level is low, so the gospel will need to be presented in oral form. They make use of government benefits.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Hinduism is their religion.


What Are Their Needs?

They need to accept the blessings of Jesus Christ, the one who came to offer "life to the full."


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Kir (Hindu traditions) in India.

* Pray that the council leaders come to Jesus Christ and help their community start a disciple making movement. * Pray that gospel recordings and the JESUS Film will lead hundreds to Christ. * Pray for workers and intercessors.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Kir (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Kir (Hindu traditions)
Population this Country 72,000
Population all Countries 72,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Keer; Noongar; Nungar; किर
People ID 17193
ROP3 Code 112556
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 4
Largest States
Madhya Pradesh
55,000
Rajasthan
16,000
Himachal Pradesh
400
Punjab
300
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 4
  Madhya Pradesh 55,000
  Rajasthan 16,000
  Himachal Pradesh 400
  Punjab 300
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Hindi (68,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 12
Secondary Languages
Bundeli
1,100
Mewari: Khairari
800
Dhundari
500
Nimadi
500
Mandeali
400
Merwari
400
Gujarati
200
Khandesi
50
Marathi
40
Tamil
20
Sindhi
Primary Language Hindi (68,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 12
Secondary Languages
  Bundeli 1,100
  Mewari: Khairari 800
  Dhundari 500
  Nimadi 500
  Mandeali 400
  Merwari 400
  Gujarati 200
  Khandesi 50
  Marathi 40
  Tamil 20
  Sindhi 0
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
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 (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
0.01 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.01 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.97 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.01 %
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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