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4) Explain the principle of “moulding of relief” in Indian jurisprudence. Illustrate with suitable examples in what way Judgments that impact society must be holistic.(250 words)

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4) Explain the principle of “moulding of relief” in Indian jurisprudence. Illustrate with suitable examples in what way Judgments that impact society must be holistic.(250 words)

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Why this question:

The question throws light on the fact that the judgments passed by judiciary have greater impact on lives of people and at times justice comes at a cost that is often missed to be factored into.

Key demand of the question:

Explain the concept of moulding of relief in the Indian judicial system and its impact on the society.

Directive:

Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Define the concept of “moulding of relief”.

Body:

First The term “moulding of relief”, which means courts can pass orders in the interest of justice even if it is not strictly as per the relief prayed for, is an established concept in Indian jurisprudence. However, such an order should not be contrary to the law.

Explain with recent examples, take hints from article and illustrate the cases.

Conclusion:

Conclude with what needs to be done.

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