Hyderabad lac bangles set to get GI tag

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  • August 19, 2022
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In News: Hyderabad-based Creasent Handicraft Artisans Welfare Association has filed an application for securing a Geographical Indications tag for lac bangles that are manufactured in the city.

  • The Geographical Indications Registry, Chennai has accepted the application and the coveted tag may add to the lustre of the bangles which is a favourite of tourists and are part of the trousseau for brides from the city.
  • The lac bangles can be seen in the shops that line the Laad Bazaar area near Charminar shimmering with mirror work and encrusted precious stones.
  • They are handcrafted in the homes by an army of workers who use molten lac and shape them into bangles and turn them into speckled shimmering wonders.

  • GI tag will pave a way to brand the Hyderabad Lac Bangles better in India and abroad.

GI Tags of Telangana

  • Pochampally Ikat
  • Silver Filigree of Karimnagar
  • Nirmal Toys and Craft
  • Nirmal Furniture
  • Nirmal Paintings
  • Gadwal Sarees
  • Hyderabad Haleem
  • Cheriyal Paintings
  • Siddipet Gollabhama
  • Narayanpet Handloom Sarees
  • Pochampally Ikat (Logo)
  • Adilabad Dokra
  • Warangal Durries
  • Telia Rumal

Must Read: What is GI Tag

Source: The Hindu

Previous Year Question

Q.1) Which of the following has/have been accorded ‘Geographical Indication’ status

  1. Banaras Brocades and Sarees
  2. Rajasthani Daal-Bati-Churma
  3. Tirupathi Laddu

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3


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