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An Overview of Environmental Jurisprudence in India


Sukhvinder Singh Dari & Rangam Sharma


Symbiosis Law School, Noida, India


The principal objective of this paper is to demonstrate the importance of Environmental Jurisprudence in India. This paper gives an idea that “How far must suffering and misery go before we see that even in the day of vast cities and powerful machines, the good earth is our mother and that if we destroy her, we destroy ourselves.” This paper includes role of law makers and various legislations related to Environment Protection in India. It also talks about the influence of International Law on the domestic legal regime to deal with the problem of environment protection. It further provides an idea about judicial approach with special reference to Public Interest Litigation and cases decided by Hon’ble Supreme Court of India. Finally the paper gives certain recommendation navigated through research for further development in the area of Environment Protection in India.


Environment Jurisprudence, Environment Protection, Domestic and International Legislations, Judiciary

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