Lucknow University advisory on Valentine's Day a lowly thinking, says students

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Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow University students are disappointed over a bizarre advisory which prohibits them to loiter around the campus on Valentine's Day.

Lucknow University. Courtesy: ANI news

Students called the advisory on Valentine's Day, 'an example of chhoti soch (lowly thinking,' add that, 'You've declared a holiday on that day, but telling students to not enter university premises isn't right at all. If we won't enter the university, then who will?'.

The university issued advisory to its students to not to roam inside the premises of the university on Valentine's Day (14.2.2018). Disciplinary action will be taken against whosoever is found violating the advisory. Also, the varsity indirectly asked students to celebrate 'Maha Shivratri' and avoid the influence of 'Western' culture.

Meanwhile in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena has announced that it neither protest nor support the celebration of Valentine's Day. The party's stand is "neutral" on the issue, a senior party leader said.

Members of 'Shakti Sena' took to the streets in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore to protest against the celebration of Valentines Day.

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