Valentine day – It is also known as Saint Valentine Day which is celebrated on February 14 every year. It is recognized as a commercial and cultural festival of romancing couples and youngsters all around the world. On this day there is no holiday in any country. On this day the lovers express their feelings to friends by presenting red roses, offering confectionaries, sending greetings love cards and visiting restaurants for mostly dinner. Some couples visit to mall for shopping, watch movies, going to park and many more activities on this day.
In our country celebrating Valentine Day is a controversial issue because it is seen as against our cultural values. Some people believe that valentine day harms the culture of our country and force not to celebrate Valentine day on February 14. It is resulting live-in-relationships in young boys and girls live together illegally without marriage which is not accepted by our society.
Some points discussed in favor and against the celebration of Valentine day are given below
Favor – There are some points which favors the Valentine Day are discussed below
- This is a great day for couples and young lovers for expressing their feelings to each other. Generally the boys propose to girlfriends on this day.
- It is the day of love and couples give red roses, flowers, greeting cards gifts and chocolates to each other.
- On this day, restaurants, hotels, parks, movie halls, and malls are full by lovers. It is becoming beneficial for the companies.
- The shops of chocolates, pastries and flower bookies are full on this day.
- This day is not only for lover’s day of youngsters and couples but also many people celebrate this day with friends and families also which creates love among them.
Against – There are some points which against the Valentine Day are discussed below –
- Some people believe that Valentine day is not suitable for the culture and society as it creates many problems in the families.
- It is seen that rape cases are increasing in the society due to midnight parties of boys and girls and drinking alcohol.
- It is creating live-in-relationship in our society harming the existing culture.. In this relationship couples live illegally without marriage which is not accepted by their families and the society. This type of relationship increases crimes such as murders, rape, and blackmailing in youngsters. Because of this elder people not like the valentine day.
- On this day, youngsters are romancing in a public place such as restaurants, parks, mall, movie hall, and road which is against our traditions.
- Due to non acceptance by elders tension is created in the families and the society and many people attack restaurants, parks, gift shops on February 14 every year and beat the youngsters and couples who are enjoying the occasion.
- Some girls and boys celebrate Valentine day of different religion and causes tension in the locality.
Discussing the points is of favor and against the celebration of Valentine Day. Awaiting your comments on this issue that celebrating Valentine day is right or wrong.