Bangladesh topped foreign tourist visits to India 2018, Tamil Nadu top destination in India

Bangladesh topped foreign tourist visits to India 2018, Tamil Nadu top destination in India
Bangladesh topped foreign tourist visits to India 2018, Tamil Nadu top destination in India

Bangladesh topped foreign tourist visits to India 2018, Tamil Nadu top destination in India


Bangladesh beats the US, UK in sending most tourists to India.
Bangladesh was followed by United States(US) and United Kingdom(UK) in the second and third place respectively.

Statistics given by the Ministry of Tourism to parliament show that from from Bangladesh, 13,80,409 tourists arrived in 2016. The numbers saw a significant increase in 2017 as they jumped to 21,56,557. In 2018, it peaked with 22,56,675 tourists arriving in India.

Tamil Nadu saw the most visits by foreign tourists among individual states, these were over 60 lakh.

Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh lagged behind with over 50 lakhs and 37 lakh visits. Delhi, in the fourth place, saw 27,40,502 tourist visits. Rajasthan in the last place saw around 17 lakh tourists visit the state.

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