The word ‘escorts’ was coined by Richard Bentley, a British reporter during the Anglo-Zulu War. Escorts in Lahore The term initially referred to as unskilled laborers.
Now, it has come to be used by Indian statesmen, political personalities and journalists as a cover-word for all those who are not high-level civil servants or political office bearers. In other words, the word is being generalized to include anyone who does not have a government job. As an acronym, the word stands for “entertainers.”