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Aimol in India


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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
3,500 Aimol Christianity 98.39 % Unknown No No   

Aimol in India

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Introduction / History
In around 1787 AD, they migrated from a place somewhere around Timaimukh Hills called "Ruong le Vaiso" in their language. Their forefathers are believed to have migrated from Mizoram, travelling from hill to hill through zoom cultivation. Finally, by 1900, some of them reached the place where they are presently located in Aimol Hills in Tengnoupal District, Manipur, India today.

Where are they located?
They are located in several districts of Manipur State, in lower Assam State, Southern District of Tripura State and Peren District of Nagaland.

What are their lives like?
They were farmers but because of education, they have advanced in many sectors of society. Most of them are working in the state governmental jobs. Some of them are settled in New Delhi.

What are their beliefs?
The gospel was brought by some of the evangelists of their fellow Mongtung (Kom) community people in the 1920s. Today the overwhelming majority practice Christianity. Most of them are greatly influenced by the parachurch denomination popularly known as MBC, Manipur Baptist Convention.

Prayer Points
Pray for revival among the churches and villages. Pray for the fear of God upon leaders of the denomination. Pray for wisdom for the tribe leaders. Pray for unity among the leaders.

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:11 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:3,500
Largest States:
Manipur (3,500)
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People Name in Country: Aimol
People Name General: Aimol
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 111296
Joshua Project People ID: 16190
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 3,500
Population all Countries: 3,500
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Tribal - other
People Name General: Aimol
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Aimol (2,700 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): aim    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Hmar (100)Anal (80)
Meitei (20)Chin, Paite (10)
Naga, Liangmai (10)Hindi (10)
Chin, Thado (Unknown)Gangte (Unknown)
Naga, Mao (Unknown)Marathi (Unknown)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 17
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.10 % 
Christianity98.39 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism1.01 % 
Islam0.34 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.03 % 
Unknown0.13 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
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Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 6   Greater than or equal to 10% Evangelical
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: Yes
New Testament:
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
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Text / Printed MatterBible: Aimol
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Aimol in India

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