Kasgar Kumhar in India

The Kumhar Kasgar 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 Kasgar live in Uttar Pradesh and follow Islam. They are not vegetarians. They speak Urdu and Hindi and read and write in Perso Arabic or Devanagari.

Cousin marriages are preferred by them and they are monogamous. Divorce is allowed with social approval. Divorcees and the bereaved can marry again. They have adult marriages and have marriage rituals. The dead are buried.

The Kasgar make a living from pot making and some work as laborers. They are landless. They use modern medicines but do not tend to use family planning. The children are given religious teaching. The Kasgar have specialists for their teachings from other Muslim communities.


Prayer Points

Pray that God gives them dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
Pray that gospel materials and the internet lead them to salvation.


Scripture Prayers for the Kumhar Kasgar in India.


References

Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Kumhar Kasgar
People Name in Country Kumhar Kasgar
Natural Name Kasgar Kumhar
Population this Country 9,900
Population all Countries 9,900
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names कुम्हार कासग़र
People ID 21330
ROP3 Code 118157
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
Uttar Pradesh
9,600
Uttarakhand
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 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 2
  Uttar Pradesh 9,600
  Uttarakhand 300
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Urdu (8,400 speakers)
Language Code urd   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
Awadhi
40
Garhwali
20
Primary Language Urdu (8,400 speakers)
Language Code urd   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
  Awadhi 40
  Garhwali 20
People Groups Speaking Urdu

Primary Language:  Urdu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1747-1894)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1758-2000)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1843-2022)
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
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Audio Recordings Urdu Online Audio Bible
Film / Video God's Love Story
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Urdu
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena video
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Film / Video The Savior 6 - The Lord's Prayer
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
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 Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more