Kolkata: The tourists, seeing an opportunity on the occasion of Bandh on Monday,
have rushed to the Digha to enjoy a short vacation after the weekend.
Soon after bandh was announced, people started booking hotels. From Saturday
afternoon, Digha was overcrowded with tourists. The hotels are full too.
Usually Digha is not overcrowded on Mondays. But the picture was different from
Monday morning. The tourists were seen enjoying in the beach and overcrowding the
However the police have alerted tourists as the water level at the sea is high due
to amavasya. The authorities have asked people to not go to the beach.
However, 2 people from Behala were detained and taken to the police station for not
following instructions and going to the sea to bath.