'Judima Rice Wine' from Assam's premier rice gets GI tag

'Judima Rice Wine' from Assam's premier rice gets GI tag

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Category : State Published on: September 30 2021

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·       Recently, the latest addition to the list of GI tag is the “Judima rice wine” from Assam after Manipur's most famous Hathy chili and Tamenglong orange were awarded the Geographical tag.

·       "Judima" is a rice wine made from glutinous rice, which is then steamed and mixed with traditional herbs.

·       This liquor is a special dish of the 'Dimasa tribe' of the state, which is sweet in taste and takes about a week to prepare after which it can be stored for years.

·       Geographical tag, also known as GI tag, is given to products that have a distinctive place of origin and have a reputation due to their geographical origin.

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About Assam

v Capital: Dispur

v Chief Minister: Himanta Biswa Sarma

v World's largest river island: Majuli

v Kaziranga National Park declared as Tiger Reserve: 2006

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