Shri Ram Sene activists are all set to restrict couples on Valentine Day in Belgaum.
A anti V- Day campaign will be run until Feb.14 in the city by about 500 activists.
Letters have been furnished to hotel owners, principals of the colleges, student representatives, greeting cart and gift sellers, Flower vendors as well as to wardens of the both boys and girls hostels, comprising the request matter of ‘guide the students not to celebrate V-Day for the sake of Indian culture’.
All public gardens, open estates, hotels and restaurants, cinema theaters and also the places noted for couples sanctuary like Kittur Chennamma garden, Vaijnath road as well as extension places- Bhootaramanahatti garden and Rakaskop lake areas will be under watch of the Sene activist on the day.
Any unmarried couple appears on the day should require to prove their relationship with each other, whether they wandering with or without consent of their parents. “If any couple will look in an uneasy attitude, we can bind them in wedding knout on the spot” Pawar added. Replying to the question, forcing couple for marriage is not an illegal? He said, “Whatever those couple can do that also be an illegal and against the Indian culture. We are trying to give massage to the society that V-Day culture is not ours, Celebrate love but not fix up particular day for that. We apposing only the V-Day but not love or lovers” he clarified.
I have copied & pasted the matter from the TOI, as I did not want anything to be missed. In fact this news not yet covered in any other media, I guess.