Question

The Kinnauris, a pastoral community belongs to _______.

A

Assam

B

Bengal

C

Karnataka

D

The Himalayas

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Solution

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Correct option is D)

  • Bhotiyas, Sherpas and Kinnauris are some other pastoral communities of the Himalayas which also follow the cyclical movement between and summer  and winter pastures.
  • Pastoral nomads in India are distinguished from other nomads in India in that they breed animals and this distinguishes them from other groups that which make a living by combining with other itinerant professions such as blacksmithing.
  • Types of livestock kept in mobile pastoral systems include buffaloes, sheep, goats, camels, cattle, donkeys.

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