The power of judicial review is specifically provided under the constitution. When the situation arises the Supreme Court may exercise its power of judicial review. The concept of judicial activism is the bi-product of judicial review; it is so, because every active step taken by the apex court would always judged on the touchstone of the Article 13(2)1. But there may be a situation when it is not warranted for, still The Apex court has exercised his power of judicial review. Now, a days it is a cause of concern for legal experts and the Jurist that “how far this power may be extended”. This paper has discussed some of the aspects of judicial review. Researcher has taken the liberty to incorporate the diversified opinions of the experts on this issue and adopted non-empirical method to conclude this paper.
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Parvesh Kumar Rajput. Judicial Activism: Origin and Development. Int. J. Rev. and Res. Social Sci. 2018; 6(3): 238-242 . doi: 10.5958/2454-2687.2018.00021.7