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Petitioner invokes fundamental right under Article 32, moves Supreme Court to declare fundamental rights as void; Court imposes 5k costs

A Bench of Justices KM Joseph and Hrishikesh Roy could not hide its dismay at the irony that the plea seeking deletion of fundamental rights was itself filed under Article 32, one of the fundamental rights.
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Justice KM Joseph and Justice Hrishikesh Roy

Justice KM Joseph and Justice Hrishikesh Roy

Court room 5 of the Supreme Court was on Monday privy to what perhaps epitomises the depths to which the concept of public interest litigation has plunged and is misused [Human Duties Foundation vs Union of India and anr].

Supreme Court of India
Constitution
Public Interest Litigation
Fundamental Rights
Article 32
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