Tirgar (Hindu traditions) of India
People Name: Tirgar (Hindu traditions)
Country: India
Language: Gujarati
Population: 15,000
Unreached: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Dalit - Other
Primary Religion: Hinduism
% Adherents: 0.00 %
% Evangelical: 0.00 %
Progress Status: 1.0
Profile provided by:

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


Introduction / History
The Tirgar are a scheduled caste. Their name comes from their traditional work of making arrows. Hinduism is their religion.

The Tirgar in Gujarat speak, read and write in Gujarati. They are not vegetarians who eat beef and pork and rice as a cereal. Women help with finances. The demand for arrows came to an end and these days they work as agricultural and industrial laborers. They have clans who look after marriages. They use government benefits.

In Rajasthan, the Tirgar speak Marwari and Hindi. They eat wheat. Here the literacy level is low, so the gospel will need to be given in oral form too. They mostly use traditional medicines.

Prayer Points
* Pray that Indian Christians will lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel recordings and stories from Scripture will lead them to salvation.

Tirgar (Hindu traditions) of India