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In __________, shifting cultivation is known as Khil?

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Western Ghats
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Himalayan belt
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Odisha
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Jharkhand
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Solution

The correct option is B Himalayan belt
Shifting cultivation is known by different names in different places. In the Himalayan belt, slash and burn agriculture is known as Khil. In North-eastern states like Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, and Nagaland, it is known as Jhumming.

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