Kharam in India

The Kharam have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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Introduction / History

The Kharam are a Scheduled Tribe who live in Manipur. Kharam Pallen village is their main place. They speak their own Kharam language. They have Christianity as their main religion. It is unknown how many of them are evangelicals. Some of them have their old religion of animism. The meaning of the word kharam is supposed to be the term that is 'that land'.

The Kharam have several clans. They used to be large in number but are now much smaller. They have a chief who is controlled by the village council. He has to follow certain rules including what he must eat or else he could lose his position.

Cultural activities are important to them such as singing and dancing too.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Kharam in India.

* Pray that those claiming to be Christian have a clear understanding of what it means and give their lives to Jesus Christ if they have not done so.
* Pray the councils come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.


References

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


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Kharam
People Name in Country Kharam
World Population 1,100
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names खराम
People ID 21365
ROP3 Code 117199
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
  Manipur 1,100
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Naga, Kharam (1,100 speakers)
Language Code kfw   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Meitei
40
Primary Language Naga, Kharam (1,100 speakers)
Language Code kfw   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  Meitei 40
People Groups Speaking Naga, Kharam

Primary Language:  Naga, Kharam

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (2018)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.52 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
99.13 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.17 %
Islam
0.17 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
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Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.