Assam’s pride Gamosa Gets GI Tag


Guwahati: In a moment of pride for Assam, Gamosa got Geographical Indication (GI) tag.

This was confirmed by Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday.

Taking to Twitter, the union minister said, “Assam’s Pride, Shining Bright! Due recognition of our heritage & cultural identity. Gamosa gets the GI tag, bringing joy to thousands of weavers of this special item that has become a global symbol of Assam. Congratulations to all.”

Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma also took to twitter and announced the same and calling it a day of pride.

“A day of pride for Assam, as our #Gamosa gets a Geographical Indication Tag by the Government of India. Grateful to Hon PM Shri @narendramodi Ji for always giving a place of prestige to this integral symbol of Assamese glory. Congratulations Assam”, CM Sarma wrote.