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इंडियन आवाज़     22 Jan 2019 05:26:30      انڈین آواز
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Rosogolla Belongs To Bengal, Not Odisha

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AMN 

It was sweet victory for West Bengal after a bitter battle over one of India’s most celebrated SWEET.  On Tuesday, the Geographical Indications (GI) registry announced that the Rosogolla (also known as rasgulla) originated in the West Bengal and not in Odisha.

“This has been settled under the GI Act that authenticates products to either geographical locations or to communities or societies,” said Sanjay Bhattacharya, deputy controller of patents and designs in Kolkata, declaring the end to a tussle going back two-and-a-half years and a debate raging for decades.

“Sweet news for us all. We are very happy and proud that #Bengal has been granted GI status for rosogolla,” West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee wrote on Twitter after the news broke. Abdur Rezzak Mollah, food processing minister in Banerjee’s cabinet, told Hindustan Times that he was “happy and relieved”.

West Bengal and Odisha have been arguing over the origins of rosogolla, which means a ball of sweet. They consulted historians and produced old documents to support their claims.

Mamata Banerjee ✔@MamataOfficial
Sweet news for us all. We are very happy and proud that #Bengal has been granted GI ( Geographical Indication) status for Rosogolla

West Bengal’s chief minister Mamata Banerjee welcomed the decision saying in a Twitter post it was “sweet news for us all”.

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