The sale of sex toys on ThatsPersonal.com registered a 65% increase. However, there is no data to indicate an overall increase in sales in India.
The report states that Maharashtra has emerged as the top state ranking for sale of sex products, followed by Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Amongst cities, Mumbai remains the biggest buyer, followed by Bengaluru and New Delhi. Lucknow has emerged as the top tier II city in the purchase of sex products while Panipat, Shillong, Puducherry (Pondicherry), and Haridwar are some of the prominent Tier III cities.
However, it cannot be ascertained based on a singular report whether the sale of sex toys - including those sold by other brands of sex toys in India - witnessed a comparable increase in sales. Besides the report published by ThatsPerosnal.com, there is no additional data that indicates that the rise of sex toys in India increased during the post-COVID-19 lockdown period. Hence the claim is unverifiable.
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