Which of the following silk verities of India are protected by GI?

  1. Mysore silk
  2. Kancheepuram silk
  3. Bhagalpur Silk
  4. Muga Silk

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

The GI protected Silk Varities of India include Mysore Silk (Karnataka), Kancheepuram Silk (Tamil Nadu), Muga Silk (Assam), Salem Silk or Salem Venpattu (Tamil Nadu), Arani Silk (Tamil Nadu), Champa Silk Saree and Fabrics (Chhattisgarh), Bhagalpur Silk (Bihar). The Logo of Muga Silk (Assam) is also GI protected. 

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