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Public Interest Litigation


A person can file the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the court for the interest. The litigation can be filed in the matters of terrorism, bonded labor, acid attack, pollution, road safety, environmental degradation, constructional hazards to name a few. PIL traces its roots in 1976 in a case Mumbai Kamagar Sabha vs. Abdul Thai. And the first PIL case was Hussainara Khatoon vs. the State of Bihar (1979) which showcased the miserable conditions of prisons

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In circumstances where your legal rights or liabilities are disregarded, the court has given you the power to file for a Public Interest Litigation. Vakilsearch helps you register for PIL in 3 simple ways –

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