Bhubaneswar- Rasgulla of Odisha has got recognition of GI (geographical indication) tag. This recognition has been given by the GI Registry of Government of India. This information was given by publishing a release on behalf of Chennai GI Registrar regarding GI recognition. With this it has become clear that the Rasgulla of Odisha is associated with its geographical state. With the Jagannath culture of Odisha, there is an ancient connection of Rasgulla and it makes it clear that the tradition of Odisha is also associated with Rasgulla.
Significantly, in the year 2018, for GI recognition, the application was made by Odisha government. Based on facts and evidence, Odisha’s Rasgulla GI tag was found. Odisha has got victory in the ongoing battle with Rasgulla in West Bengal. It is worth mentioning here that the Rasgulla is favored by Mahaprabhu Shri Jagannath ji and the sweetest of the people of Odisha has been sweet for hundreds of years.
Significantly, there was a dispute between Odisha and West Bengal for Ragsulla. In 2017, Rasgulla of Bengal had also got the GI tag. After this, in the month of 2018, in the month of December 2018, in the GI’s office in Chennai, the nomination paper was filed with various proofs from Odisha Micro Industries Corporation. On July 29, 2019, today, Rasgulla of Odisha got the GI tag. After receiving the GI tag from Rasgulla of Odisha, there is a wave of happiness in the state.