"Will clog parliament": Supreme Court on PIL to allow citizens to directly petition parliament to discuss important issues

The Court on Friday expressed its reservations regarding the prayers raised in the plea, but directed that a copy of the petition be served on the standing counsel for the Central government.

The Supreme Court on Friday took an unfavourable view of a public interest litigation (PIL) petition seeking a declaration that citizens have a fundamental right to directly petition the parliament and invite deliberation on important issues of public interest [Karan Garg vs Union of India and ors].

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