Q. “Gaddi” tribal community is located in which of the following state?

[A] Tamil Nadu

[B] Jharkhand

[C] Himachal Pradesh

[D] Maharashtra

Answer: C

Explanation: Bharmaur tribal area comprises Bharmaur and Holi tehsils of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. It is a notified tribal area since 21 November 1975.

Bharmaur is inhabited by ‘Gaddi’, a tribal community who have maintained a distinct identity in the Himalayan region as they practised transhumance and conversed through Gaddiali dialect.

Source: NCERT – India People & Economy