Kunchatiga in India

The Kunchatiga have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Vokkaliga of India are also called Kunchitiga. Some of them have migrated to Tamil Nadu. They are also called Kunchigar there. Kunchigar is said to have come from the word kunchu which means a bunch or a tassel.

Agriculture is their traditional work. They live in Dharmapuri and other regions. They migrated from Karnataka.

The Kunchitiga speak Kannada, Tamil and Telugu. They read and write in Tamil and Telugu. There are several clans among them. Hinduism is their religion. Many are landowners. Some of them work in business and for the government.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Kunchatiga in India.

* Pray that God gives the Kunchitiga dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials and the internet will lead them to salvation.
* Pray Tamil Nadu Christians will help lead the Kunchitiga to Jesus Christ.


References

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


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Kunchatiga
People Name in Country Kunchatiga
World Population 381,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 8
Alternate Names कुँचतिगा
People ID 17326
ROP3 Code 112708
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 9
Largest States
Karnataka
334,000
Tamil Nadu
33,000
Maharashtra
4,300
Andhra Pradesh
3,300
Telangana
1,500
Kerala
700
Goa
300
Delhi
200
Gujarat
60
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 9
  Karnataka 334,000
  Tamil Nadu 33,000
  Maharashtra 4,300
  Andhra Pradesh 3,300
  Telangana 1,500
  Kerala 700
  Goa 300
  Delhi 200
  Gujarat 60
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Kannada (353,000 speakers)
Language Code kan   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
Telugu
19,000
Tamil
1,500
Konkani, Goan
700
Tulu
500
Konkani
20
Primary Language Kannada (353,000 speakers)
Language Code kan   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
  Telugu 19,000
  Tamil 1,500
  Konkani, Goan 700
  Tulu 500
  Konkani 20
People Groups Speaking Kannada

Primary Language:  Kannada

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1812-1988)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1823-1995)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1831-2000)
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 Father's Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Kannada
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Kannada
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: ಕನ್ನಡ - Kannada
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter International Bible Society
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.98 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.02 %
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.