Valentine’s Day – Do all cultures have a tradition to celebrate the day of LOVE?
According to Huffington Post, love day is under attack among the conservative circles in Pakistan:
Tags: celebration, culture, liberal values, traditions, Western
“Conservatives in Pakistan tacked up posters urging people to boycott Valentine’s Day on Thursday, saying it’s a western-inspired event that’s spreading vulgarity in their country. Romantics fought back with an arsenal of flowers, pink teddy bears and heart-shaped balloons.
For them, Valentine’s Day is nothing but an occasion to encourage illicit relations between the country’s young – unmarried – males and females. It’s a sign that Western culture and values are eating away the fabric of Pakistan’s traditional, Islamic society. Valentine’s Day, they say, is not a Pakistani holiday and not part of the culture here.” Full article
Source: Huffington Post, Valentine’s Day under attack in Pakistan