Overview for Public Interest Litigation and Environmental Protection
PIL, has created a ray of hope in the dark universe of injustice. The air of judicial enforcement rushes in to all vacuum caused by administrative abdication. It is Public Interest Litigation that confronts that one and invites resolution by the other. Environmental control is also the subject matter of PIL. It covers environment, ecology, degradation of forests in forest cover area: air, water pollution; vehicular, industrial, noise pollution, smoking and public health. The present book is first of its kind on PIL and environmental Protection. Highlights of this book: The Concept and Nature of Public Interest Litigation. Its expanding horizons. This book contains study of three decades in which environmental litigation works effectively with the help of Public Interest Litigation. The Authorâ€™s study is evolution of environmental jurisprudence in Indian scenario. The emergence of Public Interest Litigation has relaxed the traditional rule of standing considerably bought into existence the citizen standing. /the authorâ€™s suggestions regarding PIL in environmental issues are incorporated in the present book. This book will be of great interest and use to Law students. It will also provide an excellent source of reference for judges, advocates, teachers, legislatures, scholars, environmentalists and various agencies concerned with protection of environment.
Geetanjali Chandra (Author)
Geetanjali Chandra completed her L.L.B. from C.C.S. University, Meerut with first division and L.L.M. from Aligarh Muslim University, and is presently enrolled in Ph.D. on the research topics â€œSexual violence Against Women: A Socio-Legal Studyâ€. Ms. Geetanjali has been on the faculty of the Department of Law, I.M.E. Law College, Sahibabad. Ms. Geetanjali has been working on major U.G.C. Project: â€œObscenity, Vulgarity, violence in India, TV Cinema and Print Media.â€ She takes part in many National Seminars and has to her credit many papers on law. Ms. Geetanjali is a social activist. She is attached to NGOs like Sada, Sneh, etc.