The Gujarat High Court recently observed that no vaccination can work to contain the evil of virus of commercial mindedness of educational institution in charging exorbitant amounts from students.
The Court was hearing a case of a student, who was seeking directions for his institute for not giving his marksheet, degree certificate, attempt certificate and other documents on account of non-payment of tuition fees, late charges, and some penalty charges.
The Bench of Justice N. V. Anjaria observed that “No vaccination, unless self-administered, can work to contain the evil of virus of commercial mindedness on part of any educational institution in charging exorbitant amounts from the students under one or other head or under one or another pretext, thereby demeaning the sanctity of the very concept of the education.”
The Court noticed that it had, in its 10th February Order, would not go into the inquiries of duty of check bounce charges and late fee in the instant writ procedures, and consequently, the Court said;
“the Court has in that way rejected the sand of respondent No.1 Institute and the action of debarment against the student taken on the said ground is disapproved.”
Further the court directed the respondent to release the mark sheet, degree certificate attempt certificate, and all other testimonials of the petitioner. It was also stated that the petitioner shall be considered as an eligible person for internship and will not be denied to perform his duties on the ground of non-payment of penalty and cheque bounce charges.