Reports show a sharp incline in downloads of extramarital dating applications in Indian cities after January. The data from French online dating community platform has been reported by the news agency, IANS. In India’s IT hub Bangalore alone, the first week of January showed an 8 lakh downloads. All India show a 300% rise in downloads of such applications in January.
Taking into consideration downloads up to January there has been 250 % increase in India. The report suggests that the sudden surge is due to the end of the holiday season. According to data of November 2019 applications for extramarital affairs has been increasingly used by men in Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Cochin, Noida, Visakhapatnam, Nagpur and Indore
However the Indian cities where women use these apps more frequently are Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Noida, Lucknow, Indore and Surat.2019 alone show a 567% increase in downloads of extramarital dating applications. The report suggests that the new urban generations are looking for new relationships apart from marital relationships.