Geographical Indication

  • 20 Apr 2024

In April 2024, after decades, Tirangi Barfi, a symbol of India's freedom movement, received GI tag along with other Uttar Pradesh products, reinforcing the state's status as a GI leader.

  • Alongside, five other products from Uttar Pradesh also awarded GI certification.
  • Rajnikant, GI expert, highlights the significance of these tags in preserving cultural heritage.
  • Support from NABARD Uttar Pradesh contributes to achieving the milestone.
  • Varanasi region now boasts the highest number of GI products in the state.
  • Tirangi Barfi was introduced in 1942 during the Quit India Movement to foster patriotism.
  • Banaras Metal Casting Craft, another recipient of the GI tag, showcases the region's rich cultural heritage in metalwork.