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Public Interest Litigation is directly filed by an individual or group of people in the [Supreme Court of India] and High Courts of India and judicial member.

In Citizens for Democracy through its President v. Policy making and implementation of policy are conventionally regarding as the exclusive domain of the executive and the legislature. The 38th Chief Justice of India, S. Courts may also proceed on the basis of letters written to them, or newspaper reports. The credibility of PIL process is now adversely affected by the criticism that the judiciary is overstepping the boundaries pf its jurisdiction and that it is unable to yacihka the effective implementation of its orders.

A bench consisting of Justices G. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Join Us on Facebook Powered By gktimes. Proudly Powered by Blogger. Janbit faced numerous problems when she attempted to seek justice. The author who claimed he was never officially notified by the court has republished the book online with German NGO Asia House. The high court dismissed the petition, stating that it was filed at the behest of rival industrial groups who wanted to promote their products as asbestos substitutes.

Bharat Main Janhit Yachika Aur Manav Adhikar

On behalf Of group Of affected peoples. The Court entertained a letter from two professors at the University of Delhi seeking enforcement of the constitutional right of inmates at a protective home in Agra who were living in inhuman and degrading conditions. A definite attempt was made by it to secure a ban on these activities with the ultimate intention of increasing the demand of cast and ductile iron products as they are some of the suitable substitute for asbestos.


Krishna Iyerwas also part of it till his death on 4 December Helping the ministry was former Chief Justice of India late P.

Whose rights are effected. Understanding the Right to Constitutional Remedies: In DecemberKapila Hingorani had filed a petition regarding the condition of the prisoners detained in the Bihar jail, whose suits were pending in the court. Further, through the so-called PIL, the litigants can focus attention on and achieve results pertaining to larger janjit issues, especially in the fields of human rights, consumer welfare and environment. After the emergency era the jqnhit court reached out to the people, devising a means for any person of the public or an NGO to approach the court ywchika legal remedy in cases where the public interest is at stake.

However, the person or entity filing the petition must prove to the satisfaction of the court that the petition is being filed for the public interest and not as a frivolous litigation for pecuniary gain. What is a Public Interest Litigation? Choose category Acts 19 Anti Corruption 2 B. Writing the judgment in a case concerning sewage workers, Justice Singhvi jangit His statement was widely welcomed, because the instance of frivolous PILs for pecuniary interest has increased; a bench of the high court has also expressed concern over the misuse of PILs.

The yacchika, however, discontinued distribution because of contempt of court proceedings initiated by the Calcutta High Court.

Article 32 of the constitution of India is known as ” Right to Constitutional Remedies “. The guidelines also directed for sexual harassment prevention. The bench has issued a set of guidelines it wanted all courts in the country to observe when entertaining PILs. The court declared that till the legislature enacted a law consistent with the convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women which India was a signatory, the guidelines set out by the court would be enforceable.

While Dembowski also found some effect at the grassroots level, PIL cases dealing with major environmental grievances in the Kolkata urban agglomeration did not tackle underlying problems such as inadequate town planning.


The genuine causes and cases of public interest have in fact receded to the background and irresponsible PIL activists all over the country have started yschika play a major but not a constructive role in the arena of litigation. In this case, the Supreme Court upheld that the prisoners should get benefit of free legal aid and fast hearing. This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat Public Interest Litigation Cases.


In this case, the court passed three landmark judgements and several orders against polluting industries which were more than januit, in the Ganga basin.

A similar petition was then submitted to the Supreme Court. However, the person filing the petition must prove to the satisfaction of the court that the petition is being filed for a public interest and not just as a janhif litigation by a busy body “.

The court may proceed suo motuor cases can proceed on the petition of an individual or group. A writ petition was filed in the Gujarat High Court seeking the closure of asbestos units, stating that the material was harmful to humans.

जनहित याचिका (Janhit Yachika)

It is a new legal horizon in which court of law can initiate and enforce action to serve and secure significant Public Interest Litigation. In Public Interest Litigation PIL vigilant citizens yacyika the country can find an inexpensive legal remedy because there is only a nominal fixed court fee involved in this.

The case was filed in the Supreme Court before the bench headed by Justice P. Case That Saved Indian Democracy. Singhvi and Asok Kumar Ganguly pointed out that laws enacted for achieving the goals set out in the Preamble to the Constitution were inadequate; the benefits of welfare measures embodied in jwnhit legislation had not reached millions of poor people, and efforts to bridge the gap between rich and poor did not yield the desired results.

This case was against sexual harassment at work place, brought by Bhanwari Devi to stop the marriage of a one year old girl in rural Rajasthan.