Balija Jakkula in India

Balija Jakkula
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People Name: Balija Jakkula
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 40,000
World Population: 40,000
Primary Language: Telugu
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Christian Adherents: 0.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Complete Bible
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - other
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
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Introduction / History

The Jakkula live in Andhra Pradesh. They speak, read and write in Telugu. They are not vegetarians and eat rice as a cereal.

The Jakkula prefer marriages between cousins. They observe birth and marriage with rituals. The dead are buried. On the death of the father, males receive the inheritance.

The Jakkula work mostly in cultivation. Some of them are goldsmiths. Hinduism is their religion. They value education and use modern medicines. They are good at craft work such as carving and modelling.

Prayer Points

* Pray that Indian Christians lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials lead them to salvation.

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