On Monday, Islamabad High Court issued an order to ban Valentine Day celebration.
The order declared with the hearing of a petition, such days which are conflicted and have direct clashes with our Muslim Tradition should be prohibited in Pakistan.
Islamabad High Court Judge “Justice Shaukat Aziz‘ ordered.
“The Valentine’s Day-related festivities have been banned in public places as well as on official level. Electronic and print media have also been directed to not give coverage to any promotion of the day celebrating the day”.
Court gave its direction and engaged to
- Information Ministry
- Federal Government
- Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media and Regulatory Authority
- Chief commissioner Islamabad
The order was given to the petition which submitted from a citizen Abdul Waheed, in his petition he said that valentine day is a western activity that destroying our culture and the more important is, these types of days are completely impaction with our culture.
Two opinions are existing, one is that no issue to celebrating valentine day. It is a day to express our feelings with our loved one and the 2nd opinion is opposite, that it is totally impaction with our culture. How can we express our feelings with Na-Mahram.