ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Prostitution in Pune and Bombay-A Report

Prostitution in Pune and Bombay A Report Anil Awachat THE Pune Mandai is its biggest vegetable market. Right at the heart of this busy marketplace is Dane Alley, the Prostitute Lane. The street is lined with decrepit old three-storey buildings without any balconies but pierced through with innumerable windows. The windows are illuminated with big white globe-lights or square light-boxes with 'satisfaction' or 'welcome' or 'satiation' written on them. At night the atmosphere is like Diwali. Ail the windows are crammed with women wearing bright clothes. The rooms you can glimpse through the windows are a garish pink or blue or purple. There are narrow stairs leading up, also full of these women, their shiny nylon saris, sequinned blouses, false diamonds in their noses shining in the dark.

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