Aimol in India

Aimol
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Map Source:  People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project
People Name: Aimol
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 3,500
World Population: 3,500
Primary Language: Aimol
Primary Religion: Christianity
Christian Adherents: 98.39 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: New Testament
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Tribal - other
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

In around 1787 AD, they migrated from a place somewhere around Timaimukh Hills called "Ruong le Vaiso" in their language. Their forefathers are believed to have migrated from Mizoram, travelling from hill to hill through zoom cultivation. Finally, by 1900, some of them reached the place where they are presently located in Aimol Hills in Tengnoupal District, Manipur, India today.

Where Are they Located?

They are located in several districts of Manipur State, in lower Assam State, Southern District of Tripura State and Peren District of Nagaland.

What Are Their Lives Like?

They were farmers but because of education, they have advanced in many sectors of society. Most of them are working in the state governmental jobs. Some of them are settled in New Delhi.

What Are Their Beliefs?

The gospel was brought by some of the evangelists of their fellow Mongtung (Kom) community people in the 1920s. Today the overwhelming majority practice Christianity. Most of them are greatly influenced by the parachurch denomination popularly known as MBC, Manipur Baptist Convention.

Prayer Points

Pray for revival among the churches and villages. Pray for the fear of God upon leaders of the denomination. Pray for wisdom for the tribe leaders. Pray for unity among the leaders.

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