Changing values and practices are threatening Pahari language, music, dance and lifestyle. Unless the authorities wake up to document the unique heritage, it may pass into oblivion without a trace.  While there is nothing wrong with social changes, inevitable with exposure to increasing education, financial prosperity and technological advances, but the loss of language, music, and dance traditions is disquieting as the consequential homogenisation could result in a loss of diversity, which is the very essence of this hill state. Read more at http://www.tribuneindia.com/2008/20081129/saturday/main1.htm