Khadura in India

The Khadura have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
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Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Introduction / History

The Khadura people live in Odisha. They speak, read and write in Oriya.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Khadura are metal workers although some do other kinds of work such as farming. There are landowners among them while others are landless. Monogamy is common among them. Widows are not allowed to marry again. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming the new family head.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Khadura people practice Hinduism, the ancient religion of India. Hinduism is a catch-all phrase for the local religions of South Asia, so it is very diverse. At the popular level, Hindus worship and serve the gods of the Hindu pantheon. They visit Hindu temples and offer prayers, food, flowers, and incense to their gods in hopes of gaining protection and benefits. They do not have a personal or familial relationship with their gods like Christians or Jews. There are other Hindus who are much more philosophical, especially among the Brahmins.


What Are Their Needs?

The Khadura people need to experience the abundant blessings of Jesus Christ.


Prayer Points

Pray that God draws them into a Christ-ward movement this decade. Pray for workers and intercessors to go to them. Pray for a willingness to accept Christ at His word.


Scripture Prayers for the Khadura in India.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Khadura
People Name in Country Khadura
Alternate Names Khadra; Khadwar; Khodra; खादूरा
Population this Country 20,000
Population all Countries 20,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
People ID 17144
ROP3 Code 112493
ROP25 Code 303919
ROP25 Name Khadura
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 on file 3
Largest States
Odisha
15,000
Chhattisgarh
4,800
Jharkhand
300
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 3
  Odisha 15,000
  Chhattisgarh 4,800
  Jharkhand 300
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
100.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Primary Language Odia (12,000 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
Chhattisgarhi
3,300
Hindi
1,100
Primary Language Odia (12,000 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
  Chhattisgarhi 3,300
  Hindi 1,100
People Groups Speaking Odia

Primary Language:  Odia

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1811-1956)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1809-2000)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1815-2021)
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Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Keith Carey 
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