Legal Perspective on Mitigating Water Pollution: A Critical Analysis of India’s Constitutional Framework for Environment Safeguards

  • Saurabh Sandeep Kumar Shukla
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  • Saurabh Sandeep Kumar Shukla

    Student at Thakur Ramnaryan College of Law, India

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The Rig Veda underscores the significance of the Panch Tatva, or five elements, which include Prithivi (earth), Vayu (air), Jal (water), Agni (Fire), and Aakash (sky). It emphasizes that the balance and coordination of these elements are fundamental to the functioning of life systems on Earth. Water i.e. Jal, stands as an indispensable element for human existence. Without it, survival becomes impossible. Unfortunately, water pollution remains a pressing issue in India, posing serious threats to both human health and the environment. Water pollution is also critical global challenge, impacting ecosystems, human health, and socioeconomic well-being. This issue has grown significantly in recent years as a result of India's Rapid industrialization and urbanization. Right to Access water is a fundamental human right. A human cannot survive in contaminated water. The only thing that can save your health is clean water. Water pollution is the primary cause of many ailments. This research paper critically examines India's constitutional framework for environmental safeguards, with a focus on its effectiveness in mitigating water pollution. Through evaluating the legal structures, regulations, and judicial interventions, research intends to identify advantages, disadvantages, and potential for improvement within the existing legal framework.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 1, Page 1658 - 1678


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