Stating that commercial sex workers too are a part of the society, Congress M P Priya Dutt today said their profession should be legalised.
"I feel that prostitution should be granted a legal status so that the livelihood of sex workers is not affected," the Congress MP said at an interaction with media at the Indore pres press club.
"They are a part of the society, we can not ignore their rights," she said.
Priya also said that prostitution is known as the oldest profession in the world and it has to face exploitation by society, police and sometimes even by the media.
On the issue of suicides of farmers she said that since failure to repay loans was the biggest cause, the government should make policies to facilitate loans at low interest rate.
Talking about rising prices, she said even she was affected as a housewife, but the central government was making efforts to bring the inflation down.
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