Megh (Hindu traditions) in Pakistan

Map Source:  People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project
People Name: Megh (Hindu traditions)
Country: Pakistan
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 392,000
World Population: 5,093,000
Primary Language: Sindhi
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Christian Adherents: 0.03 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Complete Bible
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Dalit - other
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

The Megh (or Meghwal) are a scheduled caste whose primary occupation is farming.

What Are Their Lives Like?

Nowadays, the caste prejudice against them has died down to a large extent except in some remote areas. They have achieved moderate progress in education and their literacy rate has been improving.

What Are Their Beliefs?

The Hindus among the Megh community worship Ram Devji and Bankar Mataji as the chief god and goddess of the community.

What Are Their Needs?

Workers are needed to take the gospel message to this Hindu community in Pakistan.

Prayer Points

Pray the Lord will give Megh families understanding and responsive hearts as they hear about the love of Christ.
Pray they will accurately understand the message of the gospel of Christ and be able to teach it accurately to others in their community.
Pray for an improvement in living conditions for this low caste community, for educational opportunities for the children, and employment opportunities for the adults.

Text Source:   Joshua Project