Halwakki Wakkal of India
People Name: Halwakki Wakkal
Country: India
Language: Kannada
Population: 136,000
Unreached: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Other
Primary Religion: Hinduism
% Adherents: 0.33 %
% Evangelical: Unknown
Progress Status: 1.0
Profile provided by:

Joshua Project
PO Box 62614
Colorado Springs, CO 80962
United States


Introduction / History
The Halvakki Vakkal live in Karnataka. Halvakki refers to milk and rice. They speak, read and write in Kannada. They are not vegetarians and eat rice.

The Halvakki Vakkal are monogamous and have cross cousin marriages. Divorcees can marry again. There are birth and marriage rituals and the dead are cremated.

Looking after animals, cultivating and horticulture are their main sources of work. They have members to settle disputes. Hinduism is their religion. Boys are educated and girls educated to a degree. They use traditional and modern medicines and family planning.

Prayer Points
* Pray that Indian Christians will help lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials and the internet will lead them to salvation.

Halwakki Wakkal of India