Q.2)“The original purpose of PILs has been to make justice accessible to the poor and the marginalized.” Critically analyze.
Why this question:
PILs are an important part of GS Paper II.
Key demand of the question:
Highlight the importance of PILs in a democracy and its role in justice delivery. Also highlight the
Challenges associated with it that have emerged over time.
Critically analyze- The key to tackling this question is providing ample evidence to support the claims. Ensure that the analysis is balanced by shedding light on, and presenting a critique of, and alternative perspectives. Present extensive evidence taken from a varying range of sources.
Briefly write about the evolution of PILs in India.
In the first part, mention the significance of PILs. Give examples of some PILs that have brought a significant impact on the society.
In the next part, highlight the recent challenges associated with it and how it has become a tool to misuse.
Conclude with a way forward.