Kurmi Mahato in India

The Kurmi Mahato 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

History No infoThe Kurmi Mahato people live in West Bengal, Odisha and Bihar. They speak, Oriya, Bengali and Hindi.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Kurmi Mahato work in agriculture and are generally well educated. They like dancing. Marriages are arranged by family leaders. They allow for divorce and remarriage. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son taking charge of the family.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Almost everyone in this community is a Hindu. As Hindus they worship whatever god they believe will offer them protection and prosperity.


What Are Their Needs?

The Kurmi Mahato people need the eternal blessings of Jesus Christ.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Kurmi Mahato in India.

* Pray that Indian believers will help them to begin an unstoppable movement to Christ. * Pray for spiritual discernment and hunger. * Pray for their leaders to open the door to their communities seeking and finding Jesus Christ.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Kurmi Mahato
People Name in Country Kurmi Mahato
Population this Country 252,000
Population all Countries 252,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 5
Alternate Names Kudm; Kudmi Mahato; कुर्मी महतो
People ID 21183
ROP3 Code 118006
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 5
Largest States
West Bengal
122,000
Bihar
107,000
Jharkhand
15,000
Assam
5,000
Odisha
2,700
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 5
  West Bengal 122,000
  Bihar 107,000
  Jharkhand 15,000
  Assam 5,000
  Odisha 2,700
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Bengali (105,000 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
Hindi
60,000
Bhojpuri
40,000
Magahi
28,000
Maithili
7,500
Assamese
4,300
Panchpargania
3,600
Odia
2,700
Kudmali
1,600
Primary Language Bengali (105,000 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
  Hindi 60,000
  Bhojpuri 40,000
  Magahi 28,000
  Maithili 7,500
  Assamese 4,300
  Panchpargania 3,600
  Odia 2,700
  Kudmali 1,600
People Groups Speaking Bengali

Primary Language:  Bengali

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1800-1980)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1801-1984)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1832-2016)
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 - Bangla Version (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Mussolmani Version (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament- Common Version (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Bengali
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Love Story
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Bengali
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 The Prophets' Story
Film / Video The Savior 3 - Woman at the Well
Film / Video The Savior 8 - Jesus is Risen
General Bible Visuals
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.07 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.93 %
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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