Political Science
Chapter 1 Class 6 Political Science - Unity in Diversity

______ region produces the pashmina wool?

A. Jamshedpur

B. Uttarakhand 

C. Ladakh

D. Himachal Pradesh  



Answer by Student

The correct answer is option (C): Ladakh


Detailed Explanation by Teachoo

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  • The region that produces the pashmina wool is Ladakh .

  • Pashmina wool is a type of fine and soft wool that comes from a special breed of goat called the Changthangi or Pashmina goat. These goats live in the high altitudes of the Himalayas, especially in Ladakh, where they can withstand the cold and harsh climate.

  • Pashmina wool is highly valued for its warmth, lightness, softness and durability. 
  • Pashmina shawls are also an important part of the culture and heritage of Ladakh, where they are worn by both men and women on special occasions.

  • They are also a source of income and livelihood for many artisans and farmers in the region.
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