Khetauri in India

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

Introduction / History

The Khetauri name is related to agriculture. They live in Bihar. They speak Khotta and Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. They are not vegetarians. They are a Scheduled Tribe, which means they have low status as tribals.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Khetauri are landowners. They work in agriculture and construction. They have a low literacy level, so the gospel will need to be presented in oral forms. Families arrange marriages for the next generation. A sign that a woman is married is she has vermilion in the parting of her hair. They allow for divorce and remarriage. Sons inherit the property but if there are no sons then the daughters get the property.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Khetauri 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 Khetauri people need a relationship with God the Father so they can be given His guidance through all of life's economic, social and spiritual trials.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Khetauri in India.

* Pray for the Lord to thrust out workers for the Khetauri people. * Pray for the Khetauri people to understand that they need a savior. * Pray that the council leaders of the Khetauri to accept the lordship of Christ and to open their community to others who want Him in their lives as well.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Khetauri
People Name in Country Khetauri
Population this Country 111,000
Population all Countries 111,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 2
Alternate Names खेटौरी
People ID 17168
ROP3 Code 112520
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 2
Largest States
Jharkhand
106,000
West Bengal
4,800
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 2
  Jharkhand 106,000
  West Bengal 4,800
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Hindi (56,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
Maithili
43,000
Bengali
7,400
Magahi
3,300
Primary Language Hindi (56,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
  Maithili 43,000
  Bengali 7,400
  Magahi 3,300
People Groups Speaking Hindi

Primary Language:  Hindi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1806-1962)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1811-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1835-2012)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings DAVAR Partners recording, Old Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Hindi
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
Film / Video Coconuts
Film / Video Creation to Christ
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Rivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
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.
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project.  
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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