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Pashmina is a fine type of wool which were first woven in which state of India?
1. Uttar Pradesh
2. Punjab
3. Jammu & Kashmir
4. Himachal Pradesh

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Jammu & Kashmir

The Correct Answer is Jammu & Kashmir.


  •  Pashmina is a fine type of cashmere wool.
  • All the steps such as combing, spinning, weaving, and finishing are entirely carried out by hand by specialized craft persons to products such as shawls, wraps, throws, scarves, stoles, etc.
  • It comes from 4 distinct breeds of the Cashmere goat namely:

    • Changthangi (or Kashmir Pashmina goat) from the Changthang Plateau in Kashmir region.
    • Malra from the Kargil area in the Kashmir region.
    • Chegu from Himachal Pradesh.
    • Chyangara (or Nepalese Pashmina goat) from Nepal.


  • Kashmir Pashmina has been assigned a Geographical indication (GI) tag under the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999.

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