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Map Source: People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project
|People Name:||Bhil Dhangri|
|Christian Adherents:||1.10 %|
|Online Audio NT:||Yes|
|People Cluster:||South Asia Tribal - Bhil|
|Affinity Bloc:||South Asian Peoples|
Their name is related to watermelons because their traditional occupation is the cultivation of watermelons. The Dangri live in Maharashtra. They speak Marathi and read and write in Devanagari.
The Dangri work mostly as farmers. They grow and sell fruits and vegetables. Their literacy level is low, so the gospel will need to be given in oral form too. The Dangri allow cousin marriages. Family leaders arrange marriages. Divorce is dealt with by family members. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property. They have an association to look after their needs.
Hinduism is their religion.
They need the abundant life that only Jesus Christ can offer the nations.
Pray that the Association leaders come to Jesus Christ and lead their community into a disciple making movement. Pray for spiritual hunger that will lead them to the only Savior. Pray that gospel recordings and the JESUS Film will become easily available to them.