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"Mithila Makhana" GI Tag: Right of Mithila

Makhana or Foxnut originated from Mithila and become famous worldwide for it's rich nutritional values and super delicious taste. It is undoubtedly the most versatile and yummy food which could not only be a superfast snack but also a mouthwatering Kheer (pudding).

Although it's a well known fact that Makhana originated from the nine districts of Mithila (region) primarily Madhubani and Darbhanga, Katihar, Sitamarhi, Purnea, Kishanganj, Araria, Saharsa and Supaul, the land of Mithila has still not got GI (Geographical Indiction) Tag on Makhana as "Mithila Makhana".

To be continued......................