Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) in India

The Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) have only been reported in India
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Introduction / History

The traditional work of the Kahar is to carry water and carry palanquins. They are Hindus by religion.

In Bihar they speak Mugahi and read and write in Devanagari. Divorce and marrying again are allowed. The dead are cremated. They have businesses. Community councils look after them.

In Uttar Pradesh the Kahar speak Bhojpuri and Hindi. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home. They work in agriculture.

In Rajasthan the Kahar are not vegetarians and eat millet and wheat as cereals.

In Dadra and Nagar Haveli the Kahar speak, read and write in Gujarati. They sell fish for a living.

In West Bengal they are mainly farmers. In Tripura they are carpenters. The Kahar live in Delhi too.


Prayer Points

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

* Pray that the Kahar community council leaders come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that gospel materials will lead them to salvation.


References

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


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions)
World Population 193,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 4
Alternate Names कहर कंकर (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 20687
ROP3 Code 117079
Country India
Region South Asia
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 8
Largest States
Bihar
114,000
Uttar Pradesh
35,000
Jharkhand
21,000
West Bengal
17,000
Uttarakhand
2,600
Chhattisgarh
2,300
Madhya Pradesh
1,300
Odisha
500
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 8
  Bihar 114,000
  Uttar Pradesh 35,000
  Jharkhand 21,000
  West Bengal 17,000
  Uttarakhand 2,600
  Chhattisgarh 2,300
  Madhya Pradesh 1,300
  Odisha 500
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Hindi (93,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 14
Secondary Languages
Bhojpuri
53,000
Magahi
25,000
Bengali
16,000
Maithili
3,900
Chhattisgarhi
1,800
Odia
500
Awadhi
300
Angika
300
Bagheli
200
Punjabi, Eastern
200
Garhwali
100
Surjapuri
50
Bundeli
30
Primary Language Hindi (93,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 14
Secondary Languages
  Bhojpuri 53,000
  Magahi 25,000
  Bengali 16,000
  Maithili 3,900
  Chhattisgarhi 1,800
  Odia 500
  Awadhi 300
  Angika 300
  Bagheli 200
  Punjabi, Eastern 200
  Garhwali 100
  Surjapuri 50
  Bundeli 30
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  (1818-2000)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
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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 Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video A Pilgrimage (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Aasha - Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Coconuts (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Creation to Christ (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Haqeeqat Episode 6 (Indigitube.tv)
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 Ten Virgins (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video The Final Prodigal (Indigitube.tv)
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 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
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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