Sonagachi is located in North-Kolkata near the intersection of Chittaranjan Avenue Sova Bazar and Beadon Street, just north of the Marble Palace.In the year 2013, the rates of prostitution in Sonagachhi varies from ₹ 300 to ₹ 10,000 for one night enjoyment (present rate of Indian money is Rupees 65 for one American Dollar).
From the first half of the 19th century, centering on Sonagachhi, a huge organised prostitution area surrounding Cornwallis Street on the east, and Chitpur on the west were formed.
Although many areas in Calcutta were inhabited by those prostitutes outside those areas also.
But now-a-days Rajasthani and Khamia-Nepalese prostitutes have gained in number.
There are 'Agrawalis' (prostitutes from a community near Agra city).
When they contacted customers, they asked them "Khat-e na Chot-e" ?
Which means, "Do you want to sleep in wooden cot or on jute-sheet spread over the floor?Prostitution may be brothel-based or non-brothel based as in the case of call girls.Prostitution is illegal in India, causing prostitutes to work underground.Love Epicentre is the best matchmaker online dating service for singles looking for friendship, flirt, love and romance! You need to link your phone to your account before you can login using your mobile phone number.For this we will send you a free SMS with a confirmation code.On the south it was Kalighat to Khidirpur dock areas, in the middle-Calcutta it was Kalinga-Fenwick Bazar, on the far south in Kareya area many girls from different social-classes of Hindu-Muslim-Christian communities were engaged with this profession.