Sex Toy: Why are sex toys used? Is it legal to sell them in India? read for more information

 
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Sex Toys: As seen in a small scene in Kangana Ranaut's film Queen, there is a lack of both spontaneity and knowledge among the common people regarding these toys. Let's know what are sex toys, is their use legal in India?

 Recently, in the ongoing SSC scam investigation in West Bengal, some things like the recovery of sex toys from Arpita Mukherjee's house came to the fore. When these different types of toys, which usually have an important place in sexual activity, are kept in the Indian scenario, then the issue becomes a bit sensational. There is a lack of both spontaneity and knowledge among the common people regarding these toys which was seen in a small scene of Kangana Ranaut's film Queen. Let's know what are sex toys, is their use legal in India?

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Sex toys and their use

Sex toys are those special types of toys that are used to enjoy sex. This toy is specially designed for adults. These are mainly used in foreplay.

There are different types of toys for women and men. For example, a dildo or a vibrator are sex toys used by women.

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These adult toys cannot be sold openly in India

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According to section 292 of the Indian Penal Code, sex toys cannot be bought or sold openly in India. This section bans the sale, promotion, or exhibition of any kind of obscene material in public. These materials include pornographic images, idols, and books. Because of this, instead of selling sex toys openly in India, they are sold in some other form. For example, most of the dildos or vibrators appear in the massager category on many online websites.

Significantly, this pseudo market of this sex toys is continuously getting bigger in India. In 2020, India's sexual wellness industry total reached 1.4 billion dollars.