The city residents celebrated Valentine’s Day in different styles on Friday.
At Punjab Agriculture University, a Haiku workshop was organised by the Young Writers’ Association (YWA) of PAU where the students expressed their feelings about love through poetry, sketches, puzzles and exciting games. Members of the Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle came forward to celebrate the day and they went to Bal Bhawan to express their love with children. NGO Nayee Zindagi Nayee Udaan started a campaign on eye donation from the Rose Garden in the morning.
The students participated in various activities at PAU. Vice-president of YWA Kirandeep Kaur Gill said, “I made sketches showing love between couples, mother and her kids, love with nature and so on.” Jaspreet Singh, president of YWA, recited a poem to describe his emotions on the subject of love.
About 70 students from different colleges of PAU participated in different activities and they all enjoyed, said Jaspreet. All were given tokens of appreciation gifted by NRI Gurmeet Singh .
Apart from this, the markets were abuzz with various offers which had started a few days back. Montblanc had come up with their limited edition wrist watch collection “Villeret”. Dental jewellery and ordering unique cakes were the other offers available.
Dr R S Thind, a dentist from Jamalpur, told Newsline, “Dental jewellery is in great demand. Girls and boys are getting heart-shaped crystals and stones fixed on their teeth. We received a good response from youngsters on this day.”
“Bright red velvet heart-shaped cakes are a rage this season. We have created these specially for this day,” said Harjinder Kukreja from Hot Breads bakery.