Kumhar Kasgar in India

Kumhar Kasgar
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Map Source:  People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project
People Name: Kumhar Kasgar
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 8,400
World Population: 8,400
Primary Language: Urdu
Primary Religion: Islam
Christian Adherents: 0.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Complete Bible
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - other
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
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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.

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