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Hmar in India


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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
116,000 Hmar Christianity 98.87 % Unknown No   

Hmar in India

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Introduction / History
The Hmar live in Manipur, Mizoram and Dima Haseo in Assam in India.

In Dima Haseo, the Hmar follow monogamy. There is a bride price in marriage. Most of them are classed as Christians. They have their villages on the tops of hills and their houses on wooden planks.

The Hmar work in agriculture. They are hunters. Women do weaving. The leader of the village council has the power and others follow him.

The Hmar continue to have their traditional culture and festivals. They sing folk songs and dance with musical instruments providing the backing for them.

Prayer Points
Pray that the leader of the village council is born again and will lead others of the Hmar who are not to Jesus Christ.
Pray that God gives them dreams and visions leading them to salvation.


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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:116,000
Largest States:
Manipur (58,000)Mizoram (35,000)
Assam (20,000)Meghalaya (2,200)
Arunachal Pradesh (200)Maharashtra (20)
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Hmar
People Name General: Hmar
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 112239
Joshua Project People ID: 16937
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 116,000
Population all Countries: 116,000
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Tribal - other
People Name General: Hmar
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Hmar (89,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): hmr    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Mizo (3,900)Chin, Paite (1,600)
English (900)Khasi (400)
Naga, Lotha (400)Hindi (300)
Chin, Thado (300)Dimasa (200)
Ho (200)Gangte (100)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 49
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.21 % 
Christianity98.87 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.35 % 
Islam0.41 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.04 % 
Unknown0.11 % 
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: 1920-1953
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1968-2016
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Hmar
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Text / Printed MatterBible: Hmar
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