Who are gaddi shepherds:
The Gaddis are a semi-nomadic semi-pastoral
tribe who inhabit the austere Dhauladar ranges of the Indian
Himalayas. The word “Gaddi” is derived from Gaderan Village
in Pachhad Tehsil in Sirmaur
District of Himachal Pradesh.
As much as Himachal offers to a traveller in terms of adventure and never ending breath taking views of diverse geographical conditions and challenging terrain, it has the rich cultural history of diverse tribes. The people here are culturally and linguistically distinct from their plains-dwelling…