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From Bhagalpur to Boisar


(The views expressed in this column are the author’s own and do not represent those of Reuters)

What is common between the movie “Gangaajal” and the television soap opera “Afsar Bitiya“? It’s Bhagalpur.

This city in Bihar became infamous some decades ago because of what came to be known as the Bhagalpur blindings case of 1980.

However, its real star is its silk industry, best known for Bhagalpur silk or Tussar. Few know that Bhagalpur is equally famous for its mangoes.

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