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Gulab Jamun declared national sweet of Pakistan!

In a poll GulabJamun emerged as winner with 47%votes defeating Jalebi 34% and Barfi 19% votes


Gulab Jamun, the brown coloured deep-fried balls of milk powder or Khoya dipped in sugar syrup have been officially declared as the national sweet of Pakistan.

Yes, you heard us right. It was never considered before, Pakistan does have the national game, flower, animal, poet and few other things categorized. But no one has ever thought about it before whats the national sweet of Pakistan.

In Naya Pakistan, the government took it to polls to decide the national sweet for the first time. And Gulab Jamun turned out to be the national favourite. In a pool Gulab Jamun emerged as winner with 47%votes defeating  Jalebi 34% and Barfi 19% votes

This sweet treat is being sold all across the country and every city has got its own special joint selling these sweet goodies. And other than the available readymade variety, many people love to enjoy the home-cooked delicacies.

So next time you put a Gulab Jamun in your mouth so should be proud of yourself that you are munching on your national sweet!

And this have realy made many happy, who are showing their delight on social media. Though, many are still confused on the official announcment declaring the Gulab Jamuns the national sweet!




the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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