Q. “Raikas” – The Nomadic Pastoralists, are associated with which of the following states?
The Raika tribes are a nomadic people, occupying the western districts of Rajasthan and Gujurat, including the Thar Desert.
- One estimate put their number at about 500,000, though Raikas many are abandoning the pastoralist way of life in the face of social, economic and legal pressures.
- They are known for their Arabian camels, or dromedaries, but many Raika families raise sheep and goats.