Dooars, 16th October: The tourism industry of Dooars is witnessing a slowdown. Compared to other years, the number of tourists arriving in Dooars this year is much lower. People belonging to the tourism business said that there are a huge number of tourists who come here during Durga Puja, but this year the number has reduced by 40 percent.
However, the tourists say that due to the economic downturn, they are reluctant to travel and are lowering their budgets.
Apart from Gorumara, Buxa, Jaldapara Bananchal of Doors, tourists were seen in other places including Jayanti, Buxa Fort every year, but this year the number of tourists seems to be decreasing at an alarming rate.