Mang Garudi in India

The Mang Garudi 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 word mang means beggars. The Mang Garudi people are a scheduled caste (meaning they have low status) and they were once nomads. They have held such diverse professions as making ropes, brooms, being musicians, working with leather, delivering babies, hanging people and being an undertaker. They live in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka. They speak Marathi.


What Are Their Lives Like?

There are snake charmers, beggars, jugglers, and acrobats among them today. Most of them are now day laborers. The Mang Garudi have a low literacy level, so the gospel will need to be presented in oral form. They are endogamous. Marriages are arranged by the family leaders. The Mang Garudi often marry their cousins. They have a community-leading council that holds much power regarding how to settle disputes. This council now has an official office.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Hinduism is their religion, but they still eat beef. Spiritual beliefs of Hindus are very diverse from those who worship only one god to those who worship hundreds of them to those who are philosophical and do not worship any.


What Are Their Needs?

The Mang Garudi people need to embrace the only one who provides life to the full.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Mang Garudi in India.

* Pray for spiritual hunger that will lead them to a movement to Christ. * Pray for Indian intercessors and loving workers. * Pray for them to experience the spiritual and social blessings of the one who came to give "life to the full."


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Mang Garudi
People Name in Country Mang Garudi
Population this Country 77,000
Population all Countries 77,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 2
Alternate Names Chaughlar; Choughlas; Man Garudi; माँग गरुदी
People ID 17537
ROP3 Code 112959
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
Maharashtra
40,000
Madhya Pradesh
28,000
Karnataka
3,500
Chhattisgarh
2,800
Telangana
1,900
Gujarat
800
Rajasthan
200
Goa
40
Tamil Nadu
20
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
  Maharashtra 40,000
  Madhya Pradesh 28,000
  Karnataka 3,500
  Chhattisgarh 2,800
  Telangana 1,900
  Gujarat 800
  Rajasthan 200
  Goa 40
  Tamil Nadu 20
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Marathi (61,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 10
Secondary Languages
Hindi
8,700
Nimadi
1,800
Telugu
1,600
Kannada
1,000
Gujarati
900
Ahirani
900
Konkani
600
Malvi
400
Chhattisgarhi
300
Primary Language Marathi (61,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 10
Secondary Languages
  Hindi 8,700
  Nimadi 1,800
  Telugu 1,600
  Kannada 1,000
  Gujarati 900
  Ahirani 900
  Konkani 600
  Malvi 400
  Chhattisgarhi 300
People Groups Speaking Marathi

Primary Language:  Marathi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1807-1957)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1811-1982)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1821-2015)
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 Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Marathi
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
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 Marathi
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 Gospel website in this language
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Audio Bible app as APK File from FCBH
Mobile App Download Audio Bible app from Google Play Store
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible: मराठी - Marathi
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.43 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.57 %
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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