‘This view also found expression in office of Communication of United Church of Christ v. FCC 123, US App. DC 328, where the standing of television viewers was upheld with the following observations:
Since the concept of standing is ‘one designed to assure that only one with a genuine and legitimate interest can participate in a proceeding, we can see no reason to exclude those with such an obvious and acute concern as the listening audience.” Vide article on “Evolving Trends in Locus Standi: Models For Decision-Making” by D.Y. Chandrachud’
Having found that strict rule of personal injury had been watered down over the years in view of the development of law, the writ petitioners were held to possess locus standi.
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