Pastoralists in the Modern World - Class IX

Pastoralists in the Modern World – Class 9 History

Short Questions: Pastoralists

  1. Gujjar Bakarwals are the herders of sheep or goat in Jammu and Kashmir.
  2. Gaddi shepherds are also herders like Gujjar. Gaddi shepherds are found in Himachal Pradesh who moves from one place to another with their animals.
  3. What is Bhabar and Bugyal?
    Answer: Bhabar means a dry forested area below or under the foothills of Kumaun and Garhwal. On the other hand, Bugyal means the vast meadows in high mountains.
  4. The name of the important pastoral community of Maharashtra is Dhangars.
  5. Dhangars stay in the middle part of the central Maharashtra plateau region.
  6. Gullas, Kurumas, and Kurubas are some tribal community of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
  7. Banjaras are another important tribes in Rajastan, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
  8. Raikas tribe lives in dry part of Rajastan.

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