Q. Which of the following is/are purpose of Public Interest Litigation (PIL)?
1.Vindication of the rule of law.
2.Facilitating effective access to justice to the socially and economically weaker sections of society.
3.Meaningful realization of fundamental rights.
How many of the statements given above are correct?
Explanation: PIL is absolutely necessary for maintaining the rule of law, furthering the cause of justice and accelerating the pace of realization of the constitutional objectives.
In other words, the real purposes of PIL are:
- vindication of the rule of law,
- facilitating effective access to justice to the socially and economically weaker sections of the society, and
- Meaningful realization of fundamental rights.
Source: Laxmikanth’s Polity