International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2017)

PIL promoting judicial activism in India


Dr. Amaresh Chandra Sahoo

Judicial activism in India acquired importance due to public interest litigation. During the past decades, many instances of judicial activism have gained prominence. It is not a result of general development of judicial procedure but is an essential aspect of the dynamics, derivatives and independent findings of the courts. Judicial activism, an approach to the exercise of judicial review, or a description of a particular judicial decision, in which a judge is generally considered more willing to decide constitutional issues and to invalidate legislative or executive actions.
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