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Lucknow Journal of Social Sciences
Year : 2006, Volume : 3, Issue : 2
First page : ( 9) Last page : ( 15)
Print ISSN : 0974-8148. Online ISSN : 0974-8156.

History of the Origin of Shauka Tribe of Middle Himalayas

Negi Girdhar Singh, Reader

Department of History, Kumaon Uriiversity, Nainital.

Received:  20  July,  2006.

Abstract

The present paper deals with the origin of the shauka tribe of Pithouragh District in the glaiciers of himalayas. Shaukas are prominently found in the valleys of Johar, Darma, Beas and Chaudas and are known by the name of johari, darmia, and chaudasi shauka. Their history goes back to the ancient period of Ramayana and Mahabharata.

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