Pastoralists in the Modern World – Class 9 History
Short Questions: Pastoralists
- Gujjar Bakarwals are the herders of sheep or goat in Jammu and Kashmir.
- Gaddi shepherds are also herders like Gujjar. Gaddi shepherds are found in Himachal Pradesh who moves from one place to another with their animals.
- 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.
- The name of the important pastoral community of Maharashtra is Dhangars.
- Dhangars stay in the middle part of the central Maharashtra plateau region.
- Gullas, Kurumas, and Kurubas are some tribal community of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
- Banjaras are other important tribes in Rajastan, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
- Raikas tribe lives in dry part of Rajastan.