The Hon´ble Supreme Court of India (SC), through its successive judgments has relaxed the strict rule of ´Locus Standi´ applicable to private litigation. Any person can file a PIL provided:-
• He is a member of the public acting bona fide and having sufficient interest in instituting an action for redressal of public wrong or public injury.
• He is not a mere busy body or meddlesome interloper.
• His action is not motivated by personal gain or any other oblique consideration.