Valentines Day 2018
Activists have been known to assault card shops and consume Valentine's Day cards and flowers. Members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal have likewise been known to toss spoiled tomatoes at couples. There additionally have been reports of individuals assaulting restaurants. Bajrang Dal has been known to set up announcements cautioning couples to not clasp hands. Shiv Sena has cautioned that individuals communicating love out in the open will be shot and the photos will be sent to their families. Couples meandering in broad daylight parks are once in a while gotten by vigilantes and their hair is trimmed off and their appearances are painted dark to mortify them. Some gatherings direct relational unions of various creatures like goat and pooch, or puppy and steed, to symbolize that the affection showed on this day is fake.
Between February 3 and 15, 2010, Pune police restricted "assembling in gatherings and exasperating peace, playing drums or some other music frameworks noisily, appearing of love in ways that equivalent to indecency, tossing hues under impact of liquor, irritating peace openly puts and blocking movement, doing disgusting acts in schools, universities and empowering hostile to social exercises" to be under Section 144 of the CrPC (unlawful get together) in all open and private places under the ward of Pune police commissionerate. They proclaimed that those discovered damaging the request would be rebuffed under Section 188 (rebellion to arrange appropriately declared by open hireling) of the IPC.
In February 2015, Chandra Prakash Kaushik of Hindu Mahasabha said that anybody discovered celebrating openly puts, similar to shopping centers and eateries, in the week around Valentine's Day will be persuasively hitched. On the off chance that the one of couple is non-Hindu, he/she will be changed over to Hinduism before marriage. They likewise said that a web-based social networking group will screen Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter, anybody demonstrating love online will likewise be hitched off. In 2012, religious pioneer Asaram Bapu said that 14 February ought to be seen as "Guardians Worship Day". He said as opposed to challenging Valentine's Day and causing lawfulness issues, youth ought to be given an alternative.
In 2015, the province of Chhattisgarh formally proclaimed 14 February consistently to be Parents' Day or Matru-Pitru Divas. It had begun watching it in 2012 on the exhortation of Asaram Bapu. In 2013 and 2014, isolate brochures were issued with guidelines. On this day, guardians are welcome to class and understudies appeal to them.
In January 2009, a bar was assaulted in Mangalore by individuals from a gathering called Sri Ram Sena Valentines Day 2018. Following which, the gathering's pioneer Pramod Muthalik declared that his association would likewise challenge Valentine's Day. A gathering called "Consortium of Pub-going, Loose and Forward Women" was framed on Facebook and it requested that individuals mail pink clothing to Muthalik. The dissent was named Pink Chaddi Campaign. About, 34,000 individuals participated.
In Tamil Nadu, Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam, Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam and Democratic Youth Federation of India bolster the festival. On this day, Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam has performed bury station relational unions and Democratic Youth Federation of India has congratulated the individuals who have entered a between position marriage.