Garo of India
People Name: Garo
Country: India
Language: Garo
Population: 1,095,000
Unreached: No
People Cluster: South Asia Tribal - other
Primary Religion: Christianity
% Adherents: 95.60 %
% Evangelical: Unknown
Progress Status: 3.0
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Joshua Project
PO Box 62614
Colorado Springs, CO 80962
United States


Introduction / History
The Garo are a scheduled tribe in Meghalaya in India. They speak Garo. They eat pork and beef and for a cereal they eat rice. Women help with agriculture and property follows the female lineage but men are in charge of it. Cultivation is the main work of the Garo there.

In Assam, the Garo speak Garo and Assamese. In Nagaland they speak Nagamese and read and write in Roman. In Tripura they speak Bengali and Kakbarak. In West Bengal they read and write Bengali.

Most of the Garo are Christian. Most work in agriculture.

Prayer Points
* Pray that the Garo Christians give the gospel message to non-Christians in India.
* Pray that they are protected.

Garo of India