Naikda Kapadia in India

Naikda Kapadia
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Map Source:  People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project
People Name: Naikda Kapadia
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 43,000
World Population: 43,000
Primary Language: Gujarati
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Christian Adherents: 0.22 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Complete Bible
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Tribal - other
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
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Introduction / History

Though the Naikda Kapadia people are classified as a Scheduled Tribe, they have come a long way in the last 100 years.

Where Are they Located?

The Naikda Kapadia people live in India's western state of Gujarat.

What Are Their Lives Like?

This people group, that once lived like simple tribals, not can boast about having an actress, judges, and high-ranking military officers with Kapadia as their surname.

What Are Their Beliefs?

The primary religion practiced by the Naikda (Kannada) is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.

What Are Their Needs?

The Naikda Kapadia people need to seek and obtain the blessings of Jesus Christ, which will allow them to enjoy the blessings only He can offer.

Prayer Points

Pray for the Naikda Kapadia culture to be renewed and enhanced by a work of the Holy Spirit and shaped into a God-centered and God-honoring mold.
Pray for the Holy Spirit to move among Naikda Kapadia family and community leaders to seek His face and enjoy His blessings.
Pray for the Lord to thrust out workers who will be compelled to nurture a disciple making movement among the Naikda Kapadia people.
Pray that soon the Naikda Kapadia people will have faith that will lead them to live honorable lives that will draw others to the Savior.

Text Source:   Keith Carey