Why were some forests classified as “protected” ?
Life of the pastoral groups were sustained by
In what ways lives of Gujjar Bakarwals of Jammu and Kashmir similar to that of Gaddi shepherds of Himachal Pradesh ?
The title Maasai derives from _______ and two special features of this tribe are
Which of these are the pastoral communities of the mountains ?
The continuous movement of the pastoral communities helps in
The social changes in Maasai society are that
Pastoralists were found in the
Dhangars were an important pastoral community of
Which crop was sown by the Dhangars in the central plateau of Maharashtra ?
By October, the Dhangars harvested their bajra and started on their move to the west. Why were they welcomed by the Konkani peasants ?
In the monsoon this region became a nast grazing ground for the Dhangar flocks. By October the Dhangars harvested their bajra and started on their move west. After a month, they reached the Konkan. This was a flourishing agricultural tract with high rainfall and rich soil. Here the Dhangar shepherds were welcomed by Konkani peasants.
What was the reason of the seasonal rhythms of the movement of Gollas, Kurumas and Kurubas ?
Where were the Banjaras found ?
Where did the community of Raikas live ?
Why did the colonial state want to transform all grazing lands into cultivated farms ?
Since when were the ‘Wasteland Rules’ implemented in various parts of the country ?
The British wanted to transform all grazing lands into cultivated farms and thus increase its land revenue. Also at the same time more agriculture produce like jute, cotton and what would be available which was urgently needed in England. Colonial official believed that all uncultivated land was ‘waste land’ that needed to be brought under cultivation .Therefore; Waste Rules were in the mid-nineteenth century.
According to the ‘Wasteland Rules’
Through the Forest Acts, some forests which produced timber like deodar or sal were declared ‘Reserved’. What did that mean ?
In which way did the Forest Acts change the lives of the pastoralists ?
Gujjar Bakarwals are pastoralists belonging to which region ?
Which of the following vast natural pastures are on the high mountains, above 12000 ft ?
Kafila refers to -
Group of Raikas, that herded camels were known as –
The correct answer is A as aikas were found in the deserts of Rajasthan.
One group of Raikas, known as the Maru (desert) Raikas-herded camels and another group reared sheep and goat.
Konkan is located on the –
Camel grazing in western is practiced by –
Gollas of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka are –
Kurumas and Kurubas are the pastoralists of :
Through various Forest Acts, some forest which produced commercially valuable timber like deodar and Sal were declared:
The reserved forest has mainly the trees of following types:
The main areas of Maasai cattle herders of Africa are –