"Each year tourists come to Pagaralam in increasing number, and up to December last year their number has reached 10,340 local and foreign tourists," he said here Friday.
Most of them visited Mt Dempo tourist locations.
He said that the local tourists reached thousands of them, and only six foreign tourists from Canada, Netherlands, UK, Australia and the United States.
"A special attraction would be the flower festival in November 2011, and some other important events, including new year," he said. (*)