Prostitution is a very sensitive topic to be discussed on and in India, this business goes pretty well. Indian prostitutes are large in business due to some situations that are beyond anyone’s control. You’ll be also shocked to know that India claims to have the world’s largest red light areas.
So here are those 8 largest red light areas in India that you may have never heard of also!
1. Sonagachi, Kolkata
Sonagachi has around 11,000 s-e-x workers living in it or maybe more than that, this place is said to be Asia’s largest red light area. If you want to know what happens to the children who are born to the prostitutes over here, you should just watch “Born Into Brothels”.
2. Kamathipura, Mumbai
Kamathipura is said to be India’s second largest red light street, this area also has a beedi rolling industry which is run by women only. Gangsters like Dawood Ibrahim used to frequently visit this place for fun.
3. Budhwar Peth, Pune
Almost 5000 prostitutes work here in Budhwar Peth and this place is the third largest red light area of India. Moving to some positive points, this place is also known as a hub of books and electronic goods.
4. Meergunj, Allahabad
Meergunj has a reputation to forcefully bring women and make them a prostitute against their will and adding to that point, this place is famous for illegal trafficking of underage girls. This place is shady as hell and visiting this place is kind of dangerous for all.
5. G.B Road, Delhi
This is India’s another large red light area and there are a number of brothels along this street. Moving to some additional points, this place also has a market for vehicle parts and machinery and above it only lies the brothels or kothas.
6. Chaturbhujstan, Muzaffarpur
This red light area is actually in the fourth most populated city in Bihar and with brothels, there also existed this old temple since ancient period. This place has a number of s-e-x workers and this place is quite dangerous too.
7. Itwari, Nagpur
This place is also known as Ganga Jamuna and this place involves a lot of criminal activities with no actual record of it. This place is said to be a hotspot for prostitutes.
8. Shivdaspur, Varanasi
This place is actually a leftover thing of the ancient times and women just gather their courage to live here in order to run their home in the village. This place is situated near the Varanasi city and is famous for its cheap kothas or brothels.