A video shows a young man kneel in front of his boyfriend and propose with a watch. The man says that he invites everyone to bear witness.
As the act is filmed, there are both positive and negative reactions with some commuters shouting ‘disgusting’ and others encouraging the couple to kiss.
Reactions online have likewise been split, however a lot of comments are supportive. The hashtag ‘Mid-Autumn Festival man proposes to his boyfriend’ has become a trending topic on Chinese social media.