Ghantarghada in India

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People Name: Ghantarghada
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 7,300
World Population: 7,300
Primary Language: Odia
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Christian Adherents: 0.41 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Complete Bible
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Dalit - other
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

The Ghantarghada are a Scheduled Caste who live in Orissa.

Their name comes from the word ghonta meaning bell. They speak Oriya and Laria. Hinduism is their religion. They are not vegetarians who eat rice as a cereal. Women help the men as well as taking part in religious and social matters.

The Ghantarghada work mostly as blacksmiths which is their traditional occupation. They have a low literacy level due to being poor, so the gospel will need to be given in oral form. They use modern and traditional medicines as well as family planning.

Prayer Points

* Pray that Indian Christians lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel recordings lead them to salvation.
* Pray that they are freed from poverty to the glory of God.

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