Aimol in India

The Aimol have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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* Data can be from various sources including official census, agencies, and local research. Data from these sources can sometimes differ even by orders of magnitude. Joshua Project attempts to present a conservative, balanced estimate.

Introduction / History

In around 1787 AD, they migrated from a place somewhere around Timaimukh Hills called "Ruong le Vaiso" in their language. Their forefathers are believed to have migrated from Mizoram, travelling from hill to hill through zoom cultivation. Finally, by 1900, some of them reached the place where they are presently located in Aimol Hills in Tengnoupal District, Manipur, India today.


Where Are they Located?

They are located in several districts of Manipur State, in lower Assam State, Southern District of Tripura State and Peren District of Nagaland.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They were farmers but because of education, they have advanced in many sectors of society. Most of them are working in the state governmental jobs. Some of them are settled in New Delhi.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The gospel was brought by some of the evangelists of their fellow Mongtung (Kom) community people in the 1920s. Today the overwhelming majority practice Christianity. Most of them are greatly influenced by the parachurch denomination popularly known as MBC, Manipur Baptist Convention.


Prayer Points

Pray for revival among the churches and villages. Pray for the fear of God upon leaders of the denomination. Pray for wisdom for the tribe leaders. Pray for unity among the leaders.


Scripture Prayers for the Aimol in India.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Aimol
People Name in Country Aimol
Alternate Names आइमोल
Population this Country 3,600
Population all Countries 3,600
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 16190
ROP3 Code 111296
ROP25 Code 300144
ROP25 Name Aimol
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Districts Interactive map, listing and data download
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 1
  Manipur 3,500
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.10 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
98.39 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
1.01 %
Islam
0.34 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.03 %
Unknown
0.13 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Primary Language Aimol (2,700 speakers)
Language Code aim   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 17
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Hmar
100
Anal
80
Meitei
20
Chin, Paite
10
Naga, Liangmai
10
Hindi
10
Chin, Thado Gangte Naga, Mao
Marathi Naga, Maring Vaiphei
Naga, Inpui Naga, Zeme Kom (India)
Primary Language Aimol (2,700 speakers)
Language Code aim   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 17
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Hmar 100
  Anal 80
  Meitei 20
  Chin, Paite 10
  Naga, Liangmai 10
  Hindi 10
  Chin, Thado 10
  Gangte 10
  Naga, Mao 10
  Marathi 0
  Naga, Maring 0
  Vaiphei 0
  Naga, Inpui 0
  Naga, Zeme 0
  Kom (India) 0
People Groups Speaking Aimol

Primary Language:  Aimol

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes
Bible-New Testament Yes  (2013-2014)
Bible-Complete No
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Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
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General YouVersion Bible versions in text and/or audio YouVersion Bibles
Mobile App Android Bible app: Aimol YouVersion Bibles
Mobile App iOS Bible app: Aimol YouVersion Bibles
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Anonymous 
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