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It's official! Rasgulla is from Bengal, not Odisha

14 November 2017

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that the state had been granted geographical indication (GI) status for rasgulla. "It has been settled under the GI Act that authenticates a product relating to either a geographical location, or community or society". This matter came to the headlines when the Odisha government talked of getting Geographical Identity (GI) tag for Rasgulla.

The Odisha government responded by ordering the formation of three committees to settle the dispute over rosogulla's origins. In the bitter but sweet tug-of-war, West Bengal has been declared the winner.The fight which was over the origin of rosogolla.

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The fight had started in 2015 when Odisha made a decision to set up committees to counter West Bengal's claims on the candies. West Bengal and the neighboring state Odisha has a battle for the origin of the sweet in the court since June 2015.

Bengal's food processing minister, Abdur Rezzak Mollah, told Hindustan Times last week that they were toying with the idea of getting ready for a legal battle even if the government's application was turned down. And since then this famous sweet became news for everyone across India.

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The GI tag conveys an assurance of quality and distinctiveness which is essentially attributable to the fact of its origin in a defined geographical locality, region or country.

Odisha, claimed that "Rasagolla" originated in Puri. Darjeeling Tea is the first product of the State to be accorded the GI.

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However, Bengalis will cry themselves hoarse proclaiming that Nobin Chandra Das was the "inventor" of the famed Rasagolla, and the shop he started bears testimony to this in its signage! Now the day of celebration for West Bengal is here after the win over rosogolla origin.

It's official! Rasgulla is from Bengal, not Odisha