Odisha has received the geographical indication (GI) tag for its local version of the Rasgulla. Earlier this month it was reported that Indori Poha will soon get GI tag. Odisha finally managed to secure geographical indication (GI) tag for its beloved local version of Rasgulla. After years of debate between West Bengal and Odisha over the origin of Rasagulla , the Odisha variety of the sweet received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag. The GI Registrar office also informed that if Odisha applies and there is sufficient evidence, it can get GI tag too. Since then by more than 600 items been added to the list. A GI tag identifies a product as originating from a particular region. A GI tag … Odisha that has also been claiming the sweet as its own, has received the GI tag … ''Rosogolla Dibas'' (Rasgulla Day) was celebrated in West Bengal on Thursday to mark the granting of Geographical Indication (GI) tag of ''Banglar Rosogolla'' to the state on this day two years ago. Last year, the Odisha government had filed for the recognition of the “Odishara Rasagulla” with the GI Registry office. BCCL. Back in November 2017, West Bengal has received the GI tag for its Rasgulla. The 'Odisha Rasagola' has been awarded the GI tag in July 2019. Darjeeling tea became the first GI tagged product in India, in 2004. "Even Bikaner produces Rasagola. Hold On, West Bengal Got GI Tag for Only ‘Banglar Rosogolla’ West Bengal on Tuesday won a two-and-a-half-year-old battle with Odissa over the humble rasgulla. The tag comes after years of debate between West Bengal and Odisha over where the sweet had originated. ‘Rosogolla Dibas’ (Rasgulla Day) was celebrated in West Bengal on Thursday to mark the granting of Geographical Indication (GI) tag of ‘Banglar Rosogolla’ (Bengal’s Rasgulla) to the state on this day two years ago. The 'Odisha Rasgulla' was granted Geographical Indication (GI) tag on Monday, by the Government of India GI Registry, after a long battle. Rosogolla originated in West Bengal, rule GI authorities, rejecting Odisha’s claim The debate over the origin of the rosogolla is not merely about Bengali and Odia sentiments. This GI tag, numbered 612, is the second the state received after Kandhamal Haldi. When West Bengal received its GI tag for rasgulla in November 2017, it was falsely believed that the GI Registry has recognized that rasgulla’s origin to be in West Bengal. Now it seems that the tug of war between … The rasogolla/rasgulla prepared in other places is circular in shape, milk-white in colour and basically spongy and chewy in consistency."