Singpho in India

The Singpho 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 Singpho of India live in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and also in Meghalaya where there are a small number of Christians. In Arunachal Pradesh the Singpho live in Lohit and Changlang. In Assam they live in the Tinsukia district.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They drink rice beer from boiled roots. They also drink tea. They are exogamous (meaning that they do not prohibit marriages outside their group) and have cross-cousin marriages. They have several clans and are governed by chiefs.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Buddhism is their religion and they sacrifice buffaloes and other animals. The Singpho believe in a fall from grace, but they believe that it was because of bathing in forbidden water which caused them to become mortal.


What Are Their Needs?

The SIngpho people need the opportunity to accept the abundant life that only Jesus Christ can offer.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Singpho in India.

* Pray that the Singpho are shown in Genesis how mankind fell from grace, and how we all need a savior. * Pray that the Singpho chiefs come to Jesus Christ and lead their entire community into a movement to Christ.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Singpho
People Name in Country Singpho
Population this Country 8,400
Population all Countries 8,400
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 2
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Jingpho; Jingpo; Ka Khyen; Kachin; Kaku; Sing-fo; सींगफो
People ID 18111
ROP3 Code 113615
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)
Location in Country Changland and Lohit districts of Arunachal Pradesh   Source:  Joshua Project
Total States on file 5
Largest States
Arunachal Pradesh
5,600
Assam
2,600
Meghalaya
200
Andaman and Nicobar
10
Manipur
10
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)
Location in Country Changland and Lohit districts of Arunachal Pradesh.   Source:  Joshua Project
Total States 5
  Arunachal Pradesh 5,600
  Assam 2,600
  Meghalaya 200
  Andaman and Nicobar 10
  Manipur 10
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Singpho (7,600 speakers)
Language Code sgp   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 10
Secondary Languages
Assamese
900
Naga, Tangshang: Tangsa Adi
Naga, Wancho English Bengali
Hindi Nyishi Kurux
Primary Language Singpho (7,600 speakers)
Language Code sgp   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 10
Secondary Languages
  Assamese 900
  Naga, Tangshang: Tangsa 10
  Adi 10
  Naga, Wancho 0
  English 0
  Bengali 0
  Hindi 0
  Nyishi 0
  Kurux 0
People Groups Speaking Singpho

Primary Language:  Singpho

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1907)
Bible-New Testament Yes
Bible-Complete Yes
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)
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Buddhism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
91.51 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
5.91 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
1.96 %
Islam
0.14 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.13 %
Unknown
0.35 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Photo Source Copyrighted © 2021  Peoples of the Buddhist World, Asia Harvest  All rights reserved.  Used with permission
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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