Komarpaik in India

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People Name: Komarpaik
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 31,000
World Population: 31,000
Primary Language: Konkani
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Christian Adherents: 0.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Complete Bible
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
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Introduction / History

In Karnataka the Komarpaik speak, read and write in Kannada. They are not vegetarians. Marriage is by discussion. The bereaved and divorcees can marry again. The dead are cremated. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home. They are mostly landless and laboring and cultivation and government service are some of their occupations. They believe in education and use traditional and modern medicines as well as family planning. Hinduism is their religion.

In Goa they migrated from Karnataka. They speak in Konkani and read and write in Devanagari. They work in horticulture.

Prayer Points

Pray that Indian Christians lead them to Jesus Christ.
Pray that gospel materials and the internet lead them to salvation.

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