Cow Hug Day On Valentine’s Day? ‘Don’t whine, we’ll find you a bovine,’ say Twitterati

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Govt announces Cow
Hug Day on Feb 14

The Animal Welfare Board of India urged people to celebrate Cow Hug Day on February 14 instead of Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is celebrated on February 14 every year

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Why the govt wants
Cow Hug Day

The Animal Welfare Board said in its letter, “In view of the immense benefit of the cow, hugging with cow will bring emotional richness and hence will increase our individual and collective happiness.”

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Cow Hug Day spreads
‘positive energy’,

The government body’s notice appealed to people to celebrate Cow Hug Day to spread “positive energy” and encourage “collective happiness”

Twitterati reacts to

Soon after the Animal Welfare Board’s notice went viral on Twitter, users shared hilarious reactions and memes on the concept of Cow Hug Day

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TMC MP Mahua Moitra
reacts to Cow Hug Day

TMC MP Mahua Moitra shared the Animal Welfare Board of India’s notice and wrote, “Well now that the government has made our Valentine’s Day plans for us…”

‘Cow is the mother of
nation,’ says UP minister

UP Minister for Animal Husbandry Dharampal Singh said, “I welcome and appreciate this order. I congratulate the Animal Welfare Board. Cow is 'mother of the nation' & our 'bhaagyavidhata'. Besides being 'pyaar ki bhoomi', it's also 'karmabhoomi.'”

Twitter user reacts
to Cow Hug Day

A user named Anupama Bijoor shared a newspaper clipping and wrote, “It’s a moo point.”

Twitter user suggests
Hinge-like dating app
to find cows

Taking a dig at the Cow Hug Day announced by the Centre, a Twitter user wrote, “Hi I’m Muskan, I’m looking for investors for my new dating app, cowinge! Don’t whine, we’ll find you a bovine!”

‘Cow Hugging could
be risky’ 

TMC social media coordinator Nilanjan Das tweeted a video of a group of people trying to hug a cow and wrote, “Cow Hugging could be risky!”

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