Life of the Pastoralists inhabiting mountains of India:
a. The Gujjar Bakarwals of Jammu and Kashmir, the Gaddi shepherds of Himachal Pradesh, the Gujjar cattle herders of Garhwal and Kumaon, the Bhotiyas, the Sherpas and Kinnauris are all pastoralists inhabiting mountains of India.
b. They move annually between their summer and winter grazing grounds.
b. They adjust their movements to seasonal changes and make effective use of available pastures in different places.
c. When pastures are exhausted in one place they move their herds to new areas.
d. These pastoralists follow cyclical movement , which helps them to adjust to seasonal changes and avail the best of pastures.