The concept of Public Interest Litigation originated in which countries?

(A) England
(B) United States of America (USA)
(C) Russia
(D) China

Correct Answer : United States of America (USA)
Question Asked : SSC Junior Engineer (Civil) Exam 2018
Explanation: Public-Interest Litigation is a legal contest fought judicially, to armour the public interest. It is introduced in a court of law, not by the aggrieved party but by the court itself or by any other private party. The concept of Public Interest Litigation first emerged in the USA. However, PIL in India substantially differs from that in the USA. The concept of PIL in India was articulated by Justice P. N. Bhagwati.
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