Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune on Friday informed the Vacation Bench of Bombay High Court that it will review the communication compelling employees who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 to go on unpaid leave until they are fully vaccinated. [Subrata Mazumdar v. Dr Vidya Yeravdekar & Ors].The grievance against the communication was raised by a University employee, Subrata Mazumdar, in a writ petition before the High Court. The communication from the Human Resources Department of the University asked the employees to go on leave without pay with immediate effect, till they individually provide documentary proof of having completed COVID-19 vaccination.As Mazumdar had medical conditions due to which he could not get vaccinated, he was made to go on unpaid leave. His plea not only sought quashing of the communication, but also for his reinstatement to service. .The University informed the Vacation Bench of Justices AK Menon and NR Borkar that it would reinstate Mazumdar. It further stated that while reviewing the communication, it would consider the matter of compensation to be paid to him. With this, the Bench disposed of the plea. .The plea pointed out that allowing vaccinated persons to work while sending persons like the petitioner on leave without pay only because of not being vaccinated was in violation of Article 14 of the Constitution.Mazumdar apprised the Court the despite being unvaccinated, he and his family members have not been infected by COVID-19 yet, while some of his vaccinated colleagues contracted the virus.He contended that the email sent was contrary to the Central government's vaccination policy that stated that vaccination is voluntary for beneficiaries.