SpicyIP Tidbit: The North East on a GI roll!

Just today after reporting on the proposed geographical indication for the Byadgi Chilli, the North East has decided to join the bandwagon and bring a smile to thousands of entrepreneurs in Assam and Nagaland! The Indian Chamber of Commerce, is set to file applications seeking Geographical Indication Registration for the distinctive Assamese gamosa (a traditional piece of Assamese clothing in white and red to be draped around the neck) and the famous Naga shawl.

Seems like these garments are going to follow Assam Muga Silk, and Darjeeling Tea into the Registry! The North-east definitely knows how to protect products from its region.

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