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Geographical Indications (GI) Registry: ‘No illegality in granting Darjeeling Tea tag’

The Geographical Indications (GI) Registry ruled that “there is no illegality in granting the tag for the prestigious product, Darjeeling Tea,” while ignoring a correction petition attempting to get rid of the mark. The GI held in its order that “Unless a geographical indication is protected in the country of its origin, there is no ..


Kerala:’Mattu Gulla’ -Brinjal gets GI certificate

The local variety of brinjal, popularly known as “Mattu Gulla” was awarded the GI certificate by the Geographical Indication Registry (GIR) of the Union Government, in Chennai. The Certificate GI Number-100 and Certificate number-158 was presented to the Mattu Gulla Growers Union by the State Horticulture Department. The peasants staged a struggle to sustain their ..