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WB govt wants GI tag for Kohitur mango, royal among king of fruits

Monday, June 25, 2018, 7:38 AM

The West Bengal government has applied for a Geographical Indication (GI) tag for Kohitur mango, which was sold for Rs 1,500 a piece last season. The mango is believed to have been cultivated by a royal breeder named Hakim Ada Mohammadi at the behest of the last Nawab of Bengal Siraj-ud-Daulah. The variety was reportedly only consumed by royals.