Madhya Pradesh Covid pandemic deter tourists from heritage sites lowers the footfall by almost 50 percent
| Friday | 5th March, 2021
BHOPAL: The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a drastic fall in the number of tourists visiting places of archaeological importance and historical monuments in the State.
Only 20 foreign tourists have visited the world-famous Khajuraho Group of Temples between July last year and January this year after the reopening of the monuments.
The corresponding figures for Indian tourists are 91776 and 2 21884 respectively.
Just 10 foreign tourists have visited the Sanchi Stupas in the seven months and their number was 36886 in 2019-20.
The corresponding figures for Indian tourists are 45770 and 2 40221 respectively.
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