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Meergunj
Neighborhood of Allahabad
Government
 • 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]

References[edit]

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


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16 news items

 
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
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:14:17 -0700

BAREILLY: A mere year after the country was declared polio free, more than 200 samples have tested positive to polio-like symptoms from tehsils here, sending alarm bells ringing in the health department. The samples, from Baheri, Meergunj, Faridpur and ...

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
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 10:17:43 -0700

BAREILLY: Non-payment of pension to a retired employee proved costly for staff and officials of deputy director, agriculture department, Shahjahanpur as the divisional pension adalat ordered withholding of salary of the entire office for this month as ...

Oneindia

Oneindia
Tue, 23 Jun 2015 05:59:21 -0700

Other prominent areas, where prostitution is a widely accepted profession are: Sonagachi, red light area in Kolkata, Kamathipura in Mumbai, Budhwar Peth in Pune, Itwari in Nagpur, Ganga Jamuna in Nagpur, Meergunj in Allahabad, Shivdaspur in Varanasi, ...
 
Times of India
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:21:09 -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

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 ...

indiatvnews.com

indiatvnews.com
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 ...
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