West Bengal wins ‘rossogolla war’ against Odisha | India News
NEW DELHI: West Bengal immediately received its two-year-long ‘Rasgulla Battle’ in opposition to Odisha.
Each states claimed to have invented the dessert, but it surely was West Bengal that obtained the ‘Geographical Indications of Items Registration’ (GI) tag for it. That formally makes the rasgulla a Bengali invention.
The GI tag ensures that solely registered and authorised customers make use of a product title.
The ‘Rasgulla Battle’ started in September 2015, after the Odisha authorities started celebrating ‘Rasgulla Diwas”, or ‘Rasgulla Day’, on the day competition referred to as ‘Ulto Ratha’ falls.
Odisha stated that in accordance with legend, the goddess Lakshmi is aggravated when her husband Jagannatha leaves her alone at dwelling through the ‘ratha yatra’. She then refuses to permit him in. To appease her, he presents her a bowl of rasgullas. That is the origin of the dessert, stated Odisha.
Not attainable, stated West Bengal. It claimed that rasgulla is fabricated from curdled milk which has all the time been thought of ‘impure’ and was by no means an providing to the gods. So, there is no means it was supplied by Jagannatha to Lakshmi.