Role of the Supreme Court in environmental protection

    Publish Date: November 23, 2020

    In lieu of the wide range of cases dealt by the supreme court with regard to environmental protection, a plethora of judgments have been passed which have laid down various principles to be taken care of before indulging in any activity which might pose a threat to the environment. Also, different aspects of the environment have been highlighted by giving them immense importance like natural resources. Air and water have been given the status of the gift of nature and inalienable part of life.