Bhoi Kharbind in India


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Introduction / History

The Kharkata live in Uttar Pradesh. They speak Awadhi and Hindi and read and write Devanagari. They are not vegetarians.

The Kharkata are monogamous. Marriage is by discussion and a dowry is used. 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 and the dead are cremated.

The Kharkata own land. They make baskets with straw and sell in markets for a living. Some work in agriculture. A traditional council looks after them. Hinduism is their religion. They believe in modern medicine and education too.


Prayer Points

* Pray that the Kharkata council leaders will 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 Bhoi Kharbind
People Name in Country Bhoi Kharbind
Population in India 509,000
World Population 518,500
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 10
Alternate Names Kairata, Kewat, Kharkasa, Kharkata
People ID 21118
ROP3 Code 117941
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 5
Largest States
Uttar Pradesh
491,000
Chhattisgarh
9,400
Bihar
7,100
Madhya Pradesh
600
Jharkhand
400
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 5
  Uttar Pradesh 491,000
  Chhattisgarh 9,400
  Bihar 7,100
  Madhya Pradesh 600
  Jharkhand 400
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Hindi (336,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
Bhojpuri
161,000
Chhattisgarhi
6,400
Awadhi
5,100
Maithili
1,000
Bagheli
600
Angika
300
Bundeli
200
Kanauji
200
Primary Language Hindi (336,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
  Bhojpuri 161,000
  Chhattisgarhi 6,400
  Awadhi 5,100
  Maithili 1,000
  Bagheli 600
  Angika 300
  Bundeli 200
  Kanauji 200
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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Forum Bible Agencies
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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 %
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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