Photos of Mumbai's sex workers from an era gone by

19-Aug-2017

Kamathipura was initially known as Lal Bazaar. It got its name from the Kamathis (workers) of other areas of the country, who were labourers on construction sites. All pics/mid-day photographers

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ABOUT THE GALLERY

Kamathipura is Mumbai's oldest red-light district. Though now the number of sex-workers have dwindled, the place was once flooded with women at every lane. We bring some photos from that era