Pakistani students rally against Valentine's Day

LAHORE: Hundreds of pro-Islamist college students have rallied in Pakistan's jap city of Lahore to show their opposition to Valentine's Day.


Wednesday's rally got here days after Pakistan's media regulatory authority, in keeping with a court docket order, steered all information channels, radio stations and print media to refrain from selling Western culture's celebrations of Valentine's Day.


Students belonging to the Islami Jamiat Talaba team peacefully dispersed after marching at the Punjab University campus.


A Pakistani court docket ultimate 12 months also asked government to make sure a blackout on any promotions in print or digital media of Valentine's Day, which has change into increasingly in style in Pakistan lately.


Pakistani Islamist and right-wing political parties view Valentine's Day as un-Islamic and a vulgar Western import.
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