Why & How India Celebrates Valentine's Day

Why & How India Celebrates Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is named after Saint Valentine, a priest who performed secret marriages during Roman Empire when it was illegal. He was martyred for his actions.

Over time, this tradition also came to India and people started celebrating it to express love and appreciation towards the closest one.

Valentine's Day is typically celebrated on February 14th worldwide, but in some cultures and regions, it is celebrated for more than just one day

In India, it is common to celebrate Valentine's Day for a whole week leading up to February 14th, with each day dedicated to a different expression of love.

This is known as Valentine's Week or Love Week and includes days like Rose Day, Propose Day, Chocolate Day, Teddy Day, Promise Day, Hug Day, and Kiss Day.

Rose Day (February 7th) - In this day people exchange red and other colors of roses as a symbol of love and different feelings.

Propose Day (February 8th) - People express their love and ask their closest one to be with them forever.

Chocolate Day (February 9th) - People exchange chocolates to show love and affection towards closest one.

Teddy Day (February 10th) - People gift teddy bears to their loved ones as a symbol of warmth and comfort.

Promise Day (February 11th) - People make promises to their partners to strengthen their relationship.

Hug Day (February 12th) - People give hugs to express love and affection towards the closest one and love one.

Kiss Day (February 13th) - People kiss their partners and closest ones to show love and affection towards them.

On February 14th, the main Valentine's Day, couples often go on dates, exchange gifts, and celebrate their love for each other.

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