International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Law | India | Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023 | Rating: 4.1 / 10


Exploring the Evolution and Impact of Public Interest Litigation in India

Minali Deswal | Sonali Singh [2]


Abstract: This article examines the evolution and current state of Public Interest Litigation PIL in India. It highlights the transformation of legal access and the extension of locus standi, which has enabled a broader range of individuals and groups to seek justice in public interest cases. The paper also discusses the challenges and pitfalls that have emerged in the process, particularly the misuse of PIL for personal gains. It underscores the need for a more regulated approach to PIL to maintain its integrity and effectiveness in upholding public welfare.


Keywords: Public Interest Litigation, Legal Reform, Locus Standi, Constitutional Law, Judicial Activism


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023,


Pages: 1058 - 1065



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