RAWALPINDI – The enthusiasm of Valentine’s Day is geared-up as only one day is left for expression of love sentiments to near and dear ones across the globe meanwhile modern display centres, shopping malls and gift centres illuminated with radish ornaments, gifts, greeting cards and flower bouquets.
A flower decorator of Commercial Market, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi Maqsood Ahmed Mayo stated that as compared to past, the fervor of Valentine’s Day is increasing with the passage of time and all segment of society including kids, girls, boys and married couples enjoying this colorful loving occasion by expressing their heartfelt feelings to their friends and relatives.
He said most of the person’s present gifts of red bouquets with greeting cards to their lovers similarly; married persons also present red roses to their life partners on Valentine’s Day to reiterate their long-lasting devoted sentiments of love and faithfulness.
Some students busy in shopping, commenting on the event, termed it an exciting moment when they share their feelings and exchange gifts along with good wishes with those whom they love and care.
Referring to the religious aspects some people absolutely rejected this event by saying it is not our culture and only western society permits this type of un-Islamic and anti-social festivity in which young generation participates without any limitations and its ultimately results in collapse of their social and marital life.