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Hande Jogi in India

Hande Jogi

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
32,000 Kannada Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Hande Jogi in India

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Introduction / History
"Get out! We do not want you or your pigs in this village!" Jegan stuttered, "This has been my family's home for generations. I do not intend to leave…." "Leave NOW! And take your ugly-faced pigs and their diseases with you! By this time, a crowd was gathering, some with sticks and rocks. Standing behind the belligerent old man, they glared at Jegan. The Jogi pig herder began to collect his pigs before departing the place of his birth. He sighed and took one look back as the mob dispersed.
Already living in abject poverty, the Handi Jogi pig herders face more than just financial hardship. Other people groups who view them as human garbage discriminate against them. Their occupation-pig rearing-is considered not only shameful, but a source of disease. Their status is about as low as it gets in a Hindu society.

The government of Sri Lanka does not even recognize the existence of the Handi Jogi. Imagine how worthless the members of this unreached people group must feel!

The Bible says that God views the Handi Jogi quite differently. It says He created all mankind and gave them their uniqueness. God has a purpose for this people group in His kingdom.

Prayer Points
Pray for the Handi Jogi to hear how valuable they are to the Creator of all things. Pray for them to learn that God sent His only Son so they could have eternal life and with a purpose.


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Global Prayer Digest: 2012-08-19
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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:32,000
Largest States:
Karnataka (25,000)Tamil Nadu (5,400)
Andhra Pradesh (500)Maharashtra (400)
Telangana (300)Goa (40)
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Hande Jogi
People Name General: Hande Jogi
Alternate People Names:
Handi ChickkaHandi Golla
Pandula JogiRam Jogi
Rama JogulaRamajogula
Ramajogularहांडे जोगी
ROP3 Code: 112231
Joshua Project People ID: 16930
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 32,000
Population all Countries: 32,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Dalit - other
People Name General: Hande Jogi
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Kannada (18,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): kan    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Telugu (9,900)
Total Languages: 2
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.02 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.13 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.85 % 
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 4   Greater than or equal to 2% Evangelical
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1812-1988
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1827-2022
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching
Audio RecordingsLove letter to you from scripture
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Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture / Bible
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories
Audio RecordingsOral Bible Stories
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus video
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Kannada
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoWorld Christian Videos
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Text / Printed MatterBible: Kannada
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Kannada
Text / Printed MatterOnline New Testament (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterThe Ancient Path
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Hande Jogi in India

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People Cluster
    South Asia Dalit - other     Asia, South    
      Hande Jogi India    
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