Bangladeshis are highest in visiting India
Taposi Rabyea of DOT
A total number of 28,76,000 Bangladeshis have so far visited India from beginning of 2018 to next 15 months time-frame. After the Bangladeshis, citizens of USA are the second largest nation to visit India. But they are 10 lakh less in number than the Bangladeshi tourists to India, according to a report published from the Ministry of Defense, India. At the same time, Bangladeshis also ranks second in the list of those deported from India.
According to the annual report of the Ministry of Defense that total 1,37.30,287 foreigners have visited India from January 1 of 2018. Of them, Bangladeshis are highest in number. Then does come the citizens of USA. Near about 18,63,278 citizens of USA have visited India.
Apart from them, around 13,69,548 citizens from UK, 4,78,228 persons from Canada, 4,51,736 citizens from Sri Lanka, 4,44,033 people from Australia, 4,11,050 tourists from Malaysia, 3,77,083 from Russia, 3,75,449 tourists from China and 3,60,843 travelers from 3,60,843 tourists from Germany have visited India in last 15 months.
It should be noted that out of total number of foreign tourists, 65.61 usually come from the aforementioned countries.
According to the report, around 1,982 foreign citizens have deported from India at the same time. Out of total 1,982 deported foreigners, 491 are Bangladeshis while Nigerians are highest in terms of being deported. They number around 847.
Apart from it, near about 124 people of Somalia have been deported from January of 2018 to March of 2019.
Earlier Bangladeshis became second in visiting India in 2014 and third in both 2012 and 2013.
According to the concerned authorities, as India has made her visa process easier, a much more higher number of Bangladeshis are visiting India.
Translated by: Audity Falguni