ISBN 9788129107015,Common Cause: A Romance With Public Causes

Common Cause: A Romance With Public Causes



Rupa Publications India Pvt Ltd.

Publication Year 2005

ISBN 9788129107015

ISBN-10 8129107015


Number of Pages 168 Pages
Language (English)


This is an account of public grievances and problems taken up in 25 years for redressal through the Supreme Court, Delhi High Court, National Consumers Commission and by pursuing with concerned governmental authorities. Common Cause is an NGO which has been pursuing the objective of seeking redressal of common and collective problems and grievances of the people by seeking directions through the instrument of filing public interest litigations. The purpose of the book is to disseminate information so that individuals and organisations may see what has been attempted and achieved by Common Cause through its intensive efforts.H.D. Shourie, the author, is founder and director of Common Cause. About Author H.D. Shourie is a retired civil servant, is a well known writer on scientific subjects and has written extensively on science and related fields. He has been the City Magistrate of Rawalpindi and Lahore in pre-partition Punjab and was appointed as Deputy Commissioner for Refugee Relief in Punjab after the Partition. He was then inducted into the IAS and was responsible for setting up the National Productivity Council and Indian Institute for Foreign Trade and was the first Director General of both these institutions. For a while he worked with the United Nations after retirement. Currently H.D.Shourie is the Director of Common Cause, a public interest organisation which he established 18 years ago. He was also the first Chairman of the Consumer Coordination Cou