Kolkata, Sept. 27 -- On the occasion of "World Tourism Day", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday called upon all to experience the state.

Taking to her Twitter handle, Ms Banerjee said, " Today is #WorldTourismDay. I welcome you all to come and #ExperienceBengal. "

" From the Himalayas to the sea, from the forests in Dooars to the 'Lal Mati' in Paschimanchal, mangroves in Sundarbans to the heritage sites in Gour Banga, come and make memories of a lifetime in #Bangla, " she added.

This year for the first time India will be hosting World Tourism Day which has the theme 'Tourism and Jobs: a better future for all'.

On September 27 every year, the world celebrates the World Tourism Day.

The reason for World Touri...