Q. “The Dindigul lock and the Kandangi saree” recently awarded GI tags related to which of the following state?

[A] Tamil Nadu

[B] Andhra Pradesh

[C] Kerala

[D] Karnataka

Answer: A

Explanation: The products — the Dindigul lock and the Kandangi saree — were given the GI tag by the Geographical Indications Registry in Chennai.

While the application for the lock was made by the Dindigul Lock, Hardware and Steel Furniture Workers Industrial Co-operative Society Limited, the Amarar Rajeev Gandhi Handloom Weavers Co-operative Production and Sales Society Limited filed the application for the Kandangi saree.

Source: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/dindigul-lock-kandangi-saree-get-gi-tag