CONCEPT OF JUDICIAL ACTIVISM AND ITS APPLICATION IN INDIA

Authors

  • Dr. Mithilesh Kumar Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Rajkiya Mahavidyalaya, Todarpur, Hardoi, U. P.

Keywords:

Justice, Legislature, Executive, Judiciary, Sovereignty, Constitution

Abstract

Justice is an important and essential requirement of any civilized society, in the absence of which, it is impossible for any civilized society to lead a normal life. The need for justice started being felt with the origin of human beings, because justice is not only a concept that controls the social system, but it also protects from external pressures. Therefore, it is particularly important for the judicial system of any country to be independent, impartial, and fearless so that any aggrieved candidates can get timely and prompt justice. The Indian judicial system has been working on the principle that even if thousands of criminals are acquitted, not even a single innocent person can be punished. Therefore, it can be said that the judicial system of India has been based on the traditional concept of justice, where the job of the court is to settle the disputes presented before them as per the existing laws. According to this concept, the aggrieved party is expected to present himself before the court is expected to give justice while exercising its rights within the legal ambit. Because an independent, impartial, and effective judiciary is a matter of respect and pride for any democratic nation. But when the public becomes more disappointed with the legislature and the executive, then it is forced to look towards the judiciary. The Indian judiciary has been considered as the guardian of the citizens and protector of the constitution. When the judiciary tries to remove the pain and frustration of the people within the constitution limits and plays a leading role in maintaining the rights of the citizens and protecting the constitutional and legal system of the country, then it is called judicial activism.

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Published

20-11-2023

How to Cite

Dr. Mithilesh Kumar. (2023). CONCEPT OF JUDICIAL ACTIVISM AND ITS APPLICATION IN INDIA. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 9(11). Retrieved from https://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/3145