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'Start the process for GI tag registration of Talui garlic/Shurikaso'

 Source: The Sangai Express / Mungchan Zimik

Ukhrul, April 20 2021: The VIII edition District Level Shurikaso Phanat/Garlic Festival cum Sale was inaugurated by Ringyuichon Vashum director of Ukhrul District Women Institute of Micro-credit (UDWIM) which was organised by Kharngarum SHG of Talui village.

Speaking at the inaugural function, Ringyuichon expressed the need to preserve the indigenous crops that are found in the district.

She urged the Talui villagers to start the process for Geographical Indication (GI) tag registration for Talui garlic (Shurikaso) for its special taste and its unique features, so as to preserve it as one of the immovable assets of the State.