In which one of the following states is overgrazing the main reason for land degradation ?
(d) Uttar Pradesh
So, the correct answer is (a) - Maharashtra
Overgrazing is grazing by livestock or wildlife to the point where the grass cover is depleted , leaving bare, unprotected patches of soil. In states like Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra overgrazing is one of the main reasons for land degradation.