[Rakesh Asthana appointment] PIL has become an industry, a career: Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to Delhi High Court

Tushar Mehta said that people who wish to run the government but are unable to get elected, adopt the circuitous route of filing PILs to challenge policy decisions of the elected government.
Tushar Mehta and  Prashant Bhushan
Tushar Mehta and Prashant Bhushan

Filing public interest litigation petitions has become an industry and career in itself, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the Delhi High Court on Monday while defending the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as the Delhi Police Commissioner.

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