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.
* 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.
Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999
|Profile Source: Anonymous|
|National Bible Society||Website|
|Persecution Rank||10 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|
|Specialized Website||South Asia Peoples|
|Primary Language||Naga, Kharam (1,100 speakers)|
|Language Code||kfw Ethnologue Listing|
|Language Written||Yes ScriptSource Listing|