At the border area in Murshidabad. Credit: Ranjita Biswas/IPS

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    INDIA: Smuggling Everything From Cough Syrup to Sex

    MURSHIDABAD, West Bengal, India, May 8, 2011 (IPS) - Sakina Bibi is a sex worker in the red light area of Kalabagan in Murshidabad, a border district in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal where everything from cattle to electronic goods, from rice and sugar to cough syrup, and women, are being smuggled.

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