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Hali in India



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
44,000 Chambeali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % No   

Hali in India

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Introduction / History
The 37,000 Hali people live in India's mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh where they engage in farm work. Either they till their own soil or they work as sharecroppers for others. Some of them are hired to remove carcasses by other communities. They are noted for being expert weavers. A few of them have been able to get a better education and rise to white collar jobs.

They get married as adults. Divorce is allowed on the grounds of adultery, maladjustment or cruelty. Unlike most other communities, if there is a divorce, the children stay with the father, not the mother. Women do all the household chores and engage in religious and political activities.

What are their beliefs?
These Hindus get members of other communities to perform their life-cycle rituals. Exorcists come from their own community. Unlike many of the other scheduled castes, they don't speak one of India's major languages, so gospel materials are harder to come by for them.

Prayer Points
* Pray for gospel materials such as the JESUS Film to become available in a language the Hali people can understand.
* Pray for the gospel message to penetrate their hearts.
* Pray for the Lord to send dreams and visions to Hali elders and community leaders.

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:10 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:44,000
Largest States:
Himachal Pradesh (44,000)Chandigarh (40)
Total States on file:2
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Hali
People Name General: Hali
Alternate People Names:
AryaArya Dhingra
Dhingraहाली
ROP3 Code: 112195
Joshua Project People ID: 16902
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 44,000
Population all Countries: 44,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Dalit - Other
People Name General: Hali
Ethnic Code: CNN25k
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Chambeali (19,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): cdh    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Hindi (12,000)Bhattiyali (6,200)
Churahi (4,900)Kangri (1,100)
Punjabi, Eastern (400)Mandeali (70)
Pahari, Mahasu (10)
Total Languages: 8
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.88 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.12 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1883-1979
New Testament:
2017
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Chambeali
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Chambeali
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
 
 
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