Will Delhi Gang Rape Impact Tourism in India?
Bangalore: India has always attracted people of other nationalities because of its mystical and auspicious roots. India does offer many hotspots that can tease the senses and fill the hearts of travelers. India amuses them with the ability to cope with the little that’s available, being widely resourceful. The reason that draws some to India could only be understood from their perspective and it is the perspective that deters when a country is labeled as unsafe or the nation’s mass is engaged in movement for social reform.
The stark incident that occurred in Delhi has shaken the core of the country and it has created ripples which could directly affect the well built image of India globally, as reported by Neha Thirani Bagri for New York Times.
While the tourism industry in India is trying to enhance the country’s image, a high-profile case in Delhi has increased concerns regarding the safety of female travelers to India.
The gang rape of the 23-year-old physiotherapy student in Delhi, who was beaten and raped by six men in a moving bus after beating her male companion, has created turbulence among the tourists planning trips to India. The crime against women in India has captured international attention since the Delhi incident.
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