PIL FORMAT OF WRIT PETITION AT SUPREME COURT
It is just like any other writ but a few minor changes. Letters and telegrams have also been considered as PIL suo motu. Keep that in mind. No really particular format - but if you are an advocate you will better off taking the formal approach - lest you be called up to your embarassment.
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF
PUBLIC INTEREST PETITION NO. OF 2011
IN THE MATTER OF
(Name of the petitioner) .....Petitioner
(Name of the respondent) ....Respondents
PUBLIC INTEREST PETITION UNDER ARTICLE 32 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF
FOR ISSUANCE OF WRIT, ORDER, DIRECTION OR ANY OTHER APPROPRIATE DIRECTION. INDIA
Hon'ble The Chief Justice of
and His Lordship's Companion India
Justices of the Supreme Court of
The Humble petition of the Petitioner above named.
MOST RESPECTFULLY SHEWETH :
1. Facts of the case
2. Question(s) of Law
That the present petitioner has not filed any other petition in any High Court or the Supreme Court of India on the subject matter of the present petition.
In the above premises, it is prayed that this
may be pleased: Hon'ble Court
(ii) to pass such other orders and further orders as may be deemed necessary on the facts and in the circumstances of the case.
FOR WHICH ACT OF KINDNESS, THE PETITIONER SHALL AS INDUTY BOUND, EVER PRAY.