Protection of Environment Through PIL in India: A Socio–Legal Analysis

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https://doi.org/10.53724/inspiration/v6n3.05

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Environmental pollutants/pollution, Indian Constitution, environmental laws, PIL, judicial system and judicial decisions

Abstract

The problem of environmental pollution is a kindle issue not only of India but of the biosphere. Preservation and improvement of environment is essential for the peaceful existence of humanity. The Constitution of India mentions the rules related to environmental protection, and many laws have been passed and implemented by the Indian Parliament from time to time to protect the environment. The Indian judiciary has taken a comprehensive and innovative approach to consider PILs on environmental issues for the protection of healthy environmental rights in the country. In independent India, for a long time, most environmental issues have been raised through PILs. The Supreme Court and various High Courts of the states have given many judicial decisions to protect the environment through PILs. In present times, PIL has become a powerful tool to safeguard the environment in India.

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Published

30-06-2021

How to Cite

Ashish Verma. (2021). Protection of Environment Through PIL in India: A Socio–Legal Analysis. Research Inspiration: An International Multidisciplinary E-Journal, 6(III), 24–30. https://doi.org/10.53724/inspiration/v6n3.05

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