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Church of South India amenable to writ jurisdiction under Article 226: Madras High Court full bench

The Bench went on to say that CSI and the CSI Trust Association together operated and managed 2,300 schools, 150 colleges, and 104 hospitals – both aided and unaided – across India. Therefore, the public duty that they discharge fell within the contours of Article 21 and 21A of the Constitution of India.

It said that any acts of mismanagement or corruption by the administration in running these schools, colleges, and hospitals, was “likely to bring down the standards of both education as well as medical services can be challenged by any person invoking the rights under Article 226 and in that sense, respondents 1 and 2 would fall within the category of any person or authority as described under Article 226 of the Constitution of India.”

Source: Barandbench

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