8. India is committed to promote higher education and learning among all the citizens. By any reckoning, acquiring higher educational qualifications cannot therefore be considered punishable action. The story of the appellant is indeed disheartening.
9. The appellant has been pleading before the respondent for fair and objective award of marks for consideration of his promotion. Instead, the respondent has demoted him on the ground of acquiring higher educational qualification of B.A. degree, without official permission, as alleged by the respondents. The evidence on record show that the respondentsí action is unjustified