If every encroachment matter becomes a PIL, we will be doing nothing else: Madras High Court

"Public Interest Litigations cannot be entertained for every encroachment that has taken place unless there is a big issue which comes to the fore or it is a matter of general public importance", the Court said.
Madras High Court, Principal Bench
Madras High Court, Principal Bench

The Madras High Court today cautioned against treating every individual encroachment case as a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) stating that the appropriate procedure would be to first approach the local authority by making a representation.

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