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Review Papers | Law | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023
Constitution of India on Protection of Environment: Legal Discourse
Abstract: Constitution of India provides provisions for social economic and political justice to all its citizens. Environmental justice is an important connotation of such a concept of justice. This paper endeavours to state the development of law for protection of environment by the Courts of law through the extensive interpretation of the term 'life' in Article 21 of the Constitution of India. It further illustrates the precious rights of common citizens on environment developed by the judicial precedents. The paper concludes that these rights conferred by Article 21 of the Constitution of India finds place in the vision of the documents resolved in the Stockholm (1972) and Rio Conferences in the year 1992 and 2012.
Keywords: Environment; Fundamental rights; Life; Nature; Ecosystem
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,
Pages: 1569 - 1572