Gond Arakh in India

The Gond Arakh have only been reported in India
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Introduction / History

The Arakh live in Uttar Pradesh. They speak Indo Aryan and Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. Hinduism is their religion.

The Arakh have two endogamous groups. The divorced and bereaved can marry again. Women help in agriculture and in financial matters. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home. There are birth and marriage rituals. The dead are buried.

The Arakh work mainly in cultivation. Some work in business while some of them work for the government

The Arakh are not vegetarians and eat wheat and rice as cereals. Boys are educated but girls less so. (from people groups of India)


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Gond Arakh in India.

* Pray that God gives them dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials will lead them to Salvation too.


References

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


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Gond Arakh
People Name in Country Gond Arakh
World Population 44,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Arakh; Arrakh; Dorve; Naik Gond; गोंद अरख
People ID 21024
ROP3 Code 117875
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)
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 1
  Maharashtra 44,000
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Gondi, Northern (22,000 speakers)
Language Code gno   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 5
Secondary Languages
Marathi
16,000
Telugu
2,100
Hindi
1,600
Bhatri
700
Primary Language Gondi, Northern (22,000 speakers)
Language Code gno   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 5
Secondary Languages
  Marathi 16,000
  Telugu 2,100
  Hindi 1,600
  Bhatri 700
People Groups Speaking Gondi, Northern

Primary Language:  Gondi, Northern

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1872-1987)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1996)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Audio Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Freedom From Torment
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Gondi, Northern
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.09 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.05 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
91.28 %
Islam
0.27 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
8.31 %
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Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.