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Singpho in India


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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
10,000 Singpho Buddhism 5.91 % Unknown No No   

Singpho in India

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Introduction / History
The Singpho of India live in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and also in Megalhaya where there are a small number of Christians. They have several clans and are governed by chiefs.

In Arunachal Pradesh the Singpho live in Lohit and Changlang. In Assam they live in the Tinsukia district. They are exogamous (meaning that they do not prohibit marriages outside their group) and have cross-cousin marriages. Buddhism is their religion and they sacrifice buffaloes and other animals. They drink rice beer from boiled roots. They drink tea too.

The Singpho believe in a fall from grace but that it was because of bathing in forbidden water and that caused them to become mortal.

Prayer Points
Pray that the Singpho are shown in Genesis how the fall from grace took place and that they believe it and come to salvation.
Pray that the Singpho chiefs come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.


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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:10,000
Largest States:
Arunachal Pradesh (6,600)Assam (3,100)
Meghalaya (300)Andaman and Nicobar Islands (20)
Manipur (10)
Location in Country:Changland and Lohit districts of Arunachal Pradesh
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People Name in Country: Singpho
People Name General: Singpho
Alternate People Names:
Ka KhyenKachin
ROP3 Code: 113615
Joshua Project People ID: 18111
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 10,000
Population all Countries: 10,000
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Tribal - other
People Name General: Singpho
Ethnic Code: CNN25
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Primary Language: Singpho (7,600 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): sgp    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Assamese (900)
Total Languages: 2
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Buddhism
Major Religions:
Buddhism91.52 % 
Christianity5.91 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism1.95 % 
Islam0.14 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.13 % 
Unknown0.35 % 
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]   Evangelicals have only a very small representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
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: 1907
New Testament:
Complete Bible: Yes
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching
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Singpho in India

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