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In pics: How Jawaharlal Nehru's birthplace has turned into prostitution hub

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  • Nov 15, 2013, 01:39 AM IST
In pics: How Jawaharlal Nehru's birthplace has turned into prostitution hub
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Meergunj/Lucknow: Little had anyone known that the place which gave birth to a leader like Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of independent India, would one day turn into a prostitution hub.
 
Meergunj in Allahabad today has become India's one of the biggest markets of flesh trade.

Contrary to the general perception that Jawaharlal Nehru was born with a silver spoon, he was born to a struggling lawyer Motilal Nehru in a rented house in Meerganj.

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Motilal Nehru was a barrister and after high court shifted from Agra to Allahabad, the Nehru family moved to a posh locality in Civil Lines area in a rented bungalow. Later, they shifted to Anand Bhavan. 
 
But the condition of Meergunj deteriorated day by day.

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