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Vellalan Virakodi of India

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Prayer Month: September 2010
Focus: South Asia, Hindu
Country: India
People Name: Vellalan Virakodi
Population: 119,000
World Population: 119,000
Language: Tamil
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Progress Status: 1.0
% Adherents : 0.79 %
% Evangelical: Unknown %
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Vellalan Virakodi of India

Introduction / History
The Vellala live in Tamil Nadu. They speak, read and write in Tamil. They are not vegetarians and eat rice as a cereal.

The Vellala like cousin marriages. There are birth and marriage rituals. Divorce is allowed. The divorced and bereaved can marry again. The dead are cremated or buried.

The Vellala work in agriculture. Hinduism is their religion. They have a caste council to look after them. They believe in education for boys and girls and use family planning. There are political leaders at village level.

Prayer Points
* Pray that council leaders will come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that gospel materials and the internet will lead them to salvation.

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