District Magistrate Sanjay Kumar and Senior Superintendent of Police K S Immanuel said Aditynath has been 'advised' against entering the district and may face 'legal action' if he does not comply. They said the Students Union has not taken permission for the event and the university has been asked not to allow it.

The development came as a row erupted over extending of invitation to the firebrand Gorakhpur MP by the Students' Union.

Meanwhile, the Students Union's president Richa Singh, who has been opposed to the visit of the BJP MP, began a hunger strike last night demanding that the varsity cancel the programme.

She is miffed at her name being printed, alongside those of other office-bearers, on posters put up by BJP's students wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP). Samajwadi Chhatra Sabha is the students' wing of Samajwadi Party, which is in power in Uttar Pradesh.

The invitation extended to the Gorakhpur MP by ABVP which had bagged all the important posts in elections except that of the president has been questioned by various student outfits. University authorities have suspended classes for the day in view of the prevailing situation on the campus.

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