Dog, donkey married amid Valentine's Day protest in Chennai

Feb 14, 2018, 15:58 IST | PTI

To protest against Valentine's Day celebration, Bharat Hindu Front cadres on Wednesday performed marriage rituals between a dog and a donkey in Chennai

Dog, donkey married amid Valentine's Day protest in Chennai

Indian activists of the right wing Barathiya Hindu Sena group depict a marrige between a dog and donkey during a protest against Valentine's Day in Chennai on February 14, 2018. Pic/AFP

Chennai: To protest against Valentine's Day celebration, Bharat Hindu Front cadres on Wednesday performed marriage rituals between a dog and a donkey in Chennai.

Later the protesters were detained by the Chennai Police. The dog and the donkey were garlanded with flowers and had their foreheads marked with turmeric in Chennai's Choolai area.

The party workers raised slogans against Valentine's Day. The women cadres carried plates filled with materials used as a ritual performed in Hindu marriages.

Meanwhile, members of Bajrang Dal harassed couples at Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad. The miscreants were later detained by the police.

Moreover, Bajrang Dal members in Hyderabad staged a protest against Valentine's Day.

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