New Delhi, Feb 13: The Lucknow University banned movement or gathering of students inside premises on Valentine’s Day, February 14. Calling the celebration on Valentine’s Day a western tradition, the varsity issued the order on February 10. Disciplinary action will be taken against whosoever is found violating the advisory, reads the order.

The Lucknow University declared a holiday for Mahashivratri, which also falls on February 14. It also decided not to hold any exam or extra classes on February 14. Therefore, the university will be completely shut. “No students will be allowed to enter the university premises on that day,” said the advisory. Besides, boys have been warned strictly against passing remarks or luring girls with presents.

The advisory also urges parents not to let their wards roam in university premises on Valentine’s Day.