Members of Bajrang Dal were detained by police for harassing couples at Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad on Valentine's day. Also, Bajrang Dal's activists took out a rally against the celebration of Valentine's Day threatening that no couples should roam around in Maharashtra's Nagpur on Tuesday.
The activists said, 'No couples should roam in public places. Anyone found romancing in public places will be married off." They justified the protest saying, they do have to right to 'protect the culture of the land."
Meanwhile, Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani extended wishes on Valentine's Day with the viral video of Malayalam actress Priya Prakash. He said, "Viral hit of 'Manikya Malaraya Poovi' is the answer to RSS' Valentines Day protest."
Happy Valentines Day ❤️❤️— Jignesh Mevani (@jigneshmevani80) February 14, 2018
Viral hit of ‘Manikya Malaraya Poovi’ is the answer to RSS's Valentines Day protest and Again Indians have proved that they like to love more than hating someone. Enjoy this beautiful video. #ValentinesDay pic.twitter.com/QtWqqqm8zt
Shiv Sena has announced that it neither protest nor support the celebration of Valentine's Day. The party's stand is "neutral" on the issue, a senior party leader said.
However, members of 'Shakti Sena' took to the streets in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore to protest against the celebration of Valentines Day.