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So finally the Supreme Court has lifted the ban on Mumbai dance bar.

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image via ibtimes.co.in

These dancers usually dance in restaurants, bars and hotels.

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image via midday

The state government first banned dance bars in 2005, saying they “corrupted young people and were a front for crime and prostitution”.

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image via dnaindia.com

Before the ban, more than 100,000 women were employed in some 1,400 dance bars in the state.

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image via dnaindia.com

Dancers would dance to Bollywood numbers and clients often throw money at them.

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image via reuters

Bar owners protested heavily against the decision and challenged it in court.

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image via manipalblog.com

Some bar girls started dancing at mujras to make their living.

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image via indiatvnews.com

Many started working in brothels. Some started to entertain customers in private parties where they also offer sexual favours.

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image via dailymail.co.uk

They became easily target of pimps, who would sale them in foreign country as these girls didn’t have any job. Most of girls are illiterate.

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image vai exintimes

Finally Supreme Court gave verdict in their favors which will restore the lives of many dancers.

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image via youtube