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| Last Updated:: 19/02/2024

The hues of ancient love




Stories of love are as old as the hills. Eras may have passed, drenched in wars and natural catastrophes, but love in all shades blossomed amid it all. From young love unfolding in royal palaces to forbidden romances lurking bravely in disguises, history is replete with tales that tug at hearts. Valentine’s Day has been often dismissed as a Western import, Jitha Karthikeyan observes that the celebration of love has always thrived in our country as these folklore from different regions serves to prove.




Source: The New Indian Express Chennai, 13/02/2024, pg. – Supplement – 1.