Khadi likely to get the GI Tag

Khadi is a hand-spun and hand-woven cloth from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan primarily made out of cotton. It is also known as the Fabric of the freedom struggle and a political weapon in Mahatma Gandhi’s Swadeshi movement. Khadi is likely to get statutory protection as a Geographical Indication-tagged product unique to the Indian subcontinent. The application sought GI protection both for the…