A group of sex workers was led by NCP leader Jwala Dhote while NCP corporator Abha Pandey led the other group supporting the police action to barricade the locality, known as Ganga-Jamuna.
It is evident that the government support for the sex workers and rescued survivors of trafficking in the wake of Covid-19 is almost nil, VIMUKTI leaders said.
The corporation's drive to vaccinate the homeless people has been appreciated by the central government, the official added.
As many as 3,000 sex workers residing in brothels at the GB Road in Central Delhi have appealed for food assistance from the Delhi government to survive this pandemic.
According to Save the Children's analysis of 2018 NCRB data, West Bengal reported the second-highest number of children being trafficked at 8205.
They are paid only in cash and are hardly getting any customers after the scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.
Claiming harassment by the police, the sex workers have decided to discontinue their own Durga Puja in city's Sonagachi area from this year.