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Valentine's day, An initiative by a Tech School and a response to a "modernist"

Mr. Amit Varma of the India Uncut blog comments on an initiative by a technical college
http://trunc.it/5ihjc
WTF- such an over-reaction by the author to an innocuous incident?
1. We ("sanaatanii hindus" of whom i assume to be a humble spokesperson, just as Amit Varma has arrogated himself to be the spokesperson of "modernity" and "21st century" ness) don't see any reason for Amit Varma to be fuming if the "sisters" and "brothers" in the college willfully participated. Freedom of expression? anyone?
2. I don't find anything offensive in sisters cooking for their brothers. I have been greatly pampered by my sisters all through my life. I have been fed when hungry regardless of the time of the day or night. I will never be able to repay their debt in a thousand lives. They are the class of women for whom a smile on their brother's/ sister's/ mother's/ father's/ husband's lips -- after having had the most deliciou…