Question

The Gujjar cattle herders are originally from ________.

A

Himachal Pradesh

B

Jammu and Kashmir

C

Maharashtra

D

Rajastan

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Solution

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Correct option is
B

Jammu and Kashmir

  • The Gujjar Bakarwals from Jammu and Kashmir raise herds of goats and sheep and earn a living through livestock. 
  • They follow an annual cyclic movement between winter and summer for grazing grounds to find pasture for their herds.
  • The nomads living in these different terrains follow various seasonal movements to earn their livelihood. 

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