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Neighborhood of Allahabad
 • Body Allahabad Municipal Corporation

Meergunj or Meerganj is a red-light district in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Apart from local sex workers, many hail from the Indian states of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and the neighbouring countries of Nepal and Bangladesh.[1]


  1. ^ "Sex racket busted in Allahabad, 19 women detained". Zee News. 17 May 2012. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 

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28 news items

Times of India
Wed, 06 May 2015 03:58:56 -0700

A case had been lodged against Rashid at the Meergunj police station under the Cow Slaughter Act, and the man reportedly surrendered at that police station. He was produced in court and sent to jail, SP (rural) Brijesh Kumar Srivastava said. After a ...
Times of India
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:40:20 -0800

BAREILLY: The sub divisional magistrate, Meergunj tehsil, the naib tehsildar, a clerk and three others have learned that a slap can cost them dear. An FIR has been lodged against the trio on the orders of the court after the "victim" brought the matter ...

Times of India

Times of India
Mon, 06 Apr 2015 12:14:29 -0700

LUCKNOW/CHANDIGARH: Farm distress appears to have peaked following the latest round of rain and hailstorms in north India late last week which inflicted further damage to crops already hit by unseasonal showers since mid-February, with reports of a ...
Times of India
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:15:00 -0700

BAREILLY: A long-standing feud between the BJP's Mahila Morcha chief and the party's zonal president, reached such a low on Friday that during a demonstration in Meergunj tehsil, the woman allegedly bashed up the man with slippers in front of the public.
Times of India
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:07:51 -0700

BAREILLY: Unable to bear the financial loss due to crop destruction, a farmer in Meergunj tehsil set himself on fire on Tuesday. In another incident, a farmer died of heart attack while surveying the extent of his damaged crops. According to reports ...
Times of India
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:56:15 -0700

As per reports, the authorities grew suspicious when the number of dead persons in three tehsils — Meergunj, Faridpur and Baheri — was reported to be unusually high during the last few months. Moreover, all the persons reported to be dead belonged to ...


Thu, 14 Nov 2013 09:37:30 -0800

New Delhi: The first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru was a freedom fighter, a great orator and a well-read writer, these were only few of his qualities. Born to Motilal Nehru, Jawaharlal was born in Allahabad's Meergunj area. But little had ...

Times of India

Times of India
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 08:35:51 -0800

Majority of cases were reported from Baheri, Faridpur and Meergunj tehsils were local touts were found to be running full-fledged rackets involving preparation of fake documents and facilitating government assistance for girls from the minority ...

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