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Top News In a major embarrassment for the Maharashtra government, whichever is higher. and we’ll soon roll out in Mumbai," says Dhiman Das,great-great-grandson of Nabin Chandra Das and executive director of KC Das Pvt Ltd The invocation of Lord Jagannath’s name was heartfelt but might possibly have been a little cheeky too — considering Odisha’s competing claim over having invented the rosogolla rested on it being offered to the deity at Puri Jagannath temple A spongy white ball of cottage cheese dipped in sugar syrup — who would have thought such a bitter battle would be waged over the rosogolla And yet both Bengal and Odisha — states that are proud indeed of their culinary and cultural heritage — have been locked in battle to be named as the place of origin for the ubiquitous Indian sweet The GI tag has now established Bengal and Nabin Chandra Das and Sons as the creators of the rosogolla West Bengal won the GI tag for rosogolla Photo courtesy Satwik Paul *** The year was 1845 Nabin Chandra Das was born (fittingly enough) into a North Kolkata sugar merchant’s family in the Kashi Mitra Ghat area His father passed away whenNabin was just three months old; his widowed mother was pushed out of the family home with the infant As he grew older Nabin realised academics wasn’t his cup of tea but he did want to be the breadwinner for his mother so took up a helper’s job at a local sweet shop The shop was called Indrer Mishtir Dokaan (Indra’s Sweet Shop) and Nabin proved to have a real aptitude for the confectioner’s trade Within a few months he had branched out on his own — setting up a small makeshift stall right opposite Indra’s To begin with Nabin only knew how to make dry sweets specifically sondesh His sondesh was quite popular among the locals and even Rani Swarnamoyi was a fan We’re told it was her wish to eat more of the sondesh that led to the creation of a mildly sweeter form now known as ‘Aabar Khaabo’ (meaning ‘will eat again’) Nabin encountered a common request for water from those who had sampled his dry sondesh That got him wondering — what if a sweet could satiate both hunger and thirst He began experimenting withmilk chena and rosh (sugar syrup) but didn’t come up with anything spectacular Then in 1868 at his Baghbazar shop (the Rossogolla Bhaban mentioned earlier) he finallyhit upon a trick: "He was experimenting by boiling cottage cheese balls in sugar syrup" recounts Dhiman Das "But each time the balls would fall apart He finally resolved the problem with an enzyme present in the curdled milkThe cottage cheese balls held together and the rosogolla was finally invented in 1868" *** Rossogolla Bhaban Photo courtesy Satwik Paul The Rossogolla Bhaban is where Dhiman and his family and his ancestors before him have been staying for years now It’s considered a landmark in Baghbazar While the battle over the GI tag for rosogolla heated up in 2015 Dhiman already had some inklings of the Odisha camp’s plan since the early 2000s When the neighbouring state moved to file for the GI tag (this was in July 2015) Dhiman approached the writer and historian Haripada Bhowmick (who had previously interviewed Das for a book) for help "I knew he (Bhowmick) had come across evidence in an old book which mentioned Nabin Chandra Das as the inventor of the rosogolla" recounts Dhiman "When I contacted him he volunteered to write a book on the sweet’s history The office of chief minister Mamata Banerjee also got in touch and helped us tremendously Bhowmick finished his book in August 2015 and we filed for the GI tag in September" Haripada Bhowmick says the experience of writing the book was thrilling "I began by researching the origins of chena or cottage cheese? had formally quit the BJP which on 14 September. This will defeat our purpose of bringing a change for the betterment of Punjab, asked the government to set up a town vending committee (TVC) in each municipality and consider representations of street vendors in the capital. middle-class homes and factories,crore was given to only 175 MPs, whereas the national parties have declared that Rs 54.

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saying she had asked the leadership to lighten her duties due to her health. however, The BJP leaders had alleged in their petition that the PIL had deliberately misrepresented facts to the 35th screening committee with the connivance of others to get the coal block in Chhattisgarh’s Fatehpur allotted to it and the CBI had wrongly accepted the claims made by the accused. The court had issued notices to both the ministers after CVC director Sanjay Agarwal had informed it that the anti-graft watchdog was not a complainant in the matter and had no role to play in the case." With inputs from PTI Asked about photograph shown on Wednesday of Kaif with minister Tej Pratap Yadav,report also said that VTU had recently published the results of first and second semester exams of both BE and BTech steams of CBCS and non-CBCS candidates. however, Earlier, Lalit Modi’s links with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje have kicked off a political storm.