FACT CHECK: Tezpur Litchi did not get GI tag recently; tag in place since 2015

Multiple posts celebrating Assam’s famous Tezpur Litchi getting the Geographical Indication Tag have been flooding Facebook Timelines across the state. The posts, many of them made by Assam based leading News Portals are slowly going viral.  One such link of an article was shared with the caption  “The Tezpur litchi is characterised by its distinct […]

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