Determining Public Interest in a PIEL Cases

Open public interest is presented priority over special interests, private interests, group interests as well as vested interests. In other words, in a free competition of interests of different kinds, the interest of the public prevails. Evidence of public awareness as well as reaction, especially by means of popular protests as well as newspaper reports, is a superb indication for the judge how the matter at hand is one among public interest. However, a matter may not be a scenario of public interest merely considering that the public are enthusiastic about it., PIL is for the advantage of the people in general or a segment of the society. It aims to reinforce social and collective justice and there should be a public cause involved compared to a private lead to.