Valentine's Day: Saying it with a Real Rose

Youngsters reaching the Secretariat area at 11 am on the day will be given a rose plant as a Valentine’s Day gift.

Published: 14th February 2014 08:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th February 2014 08:04 AM   |  A+A-


Chocolates and roses do make lovely Valentine’s Day presents just like gifts of beauty and fragrances. For those wishing to give their loved ones a rose fresh from their own gardens here is a good chance this Valentine’s Day, which falls on Friday. Youngsters reaching the Secretariat area at 11 am on the day will be given a rose plant as a Valentine’s Day gift.

The Indo-International Friendship Society has come forward with the initiative in view of the arrival of rose flowers from neighbouring states for which people spend a lot of money. By presenting the plants, the society wishes to send a message to everyone to cultivate a rose plant in their houses so that they can present their loved ones a flower which they had taken care from the very beginning. They can also grow a plant for their loved ones in their garden or room. 

This initiative also aims to spread the message to gift rose flowers the traditional way rather than send mobile phones messages on Valentine’s Day.

Roses of different hues are in great demand in the city during Valentine’s Day. “The rose never goes out of demand. The demand is always there. And it always will remain so. People can grow rose plants in their houses with love and care,” said Indo-International Friendship Society president D Wilfred Robin.


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