Sri Ashwini Upadhyay ji filed this PIL at Delhi HC seeking the following prayers, which got dismissed saying that there is no public interest in this petition and the prayers are in the realm of Legislature but not Judiciary.
Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay Vs UOI and Anr on 03 Sep 2019
a) direct the Union of India to ascertain the feasibility of implementing 24th recommendation of National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution (Justice Venkatchaliah Commission) on Population Control;
b) declare that State may set Two Child Norm, as a criteria for government jobs, aids and subsidies, and, may withdraw statutory rights viz. right to vote, right to contest, right to property, right to free shelter, right to free legal aid etc.;
c) direct the Government to declare First Sunday of every month as ‘Health Day’ in place of ‘Polio Day’ to spread awareness on population explosion and provide contraceptive pill, condoms, vaccines etc. to EWS and BPL families, with polio vaccines;
d) in the alternative, direct the Law Commission of India to prepare a comprehensive Report on Population Explosion within three months and suggest the ways to control it; and,
e) direct the Government of India to take appropriate and reasoned steps on petitioner’s Representation dated 2.5.2018 within three months;
f) pass such other order(s) or direction(s) as this Hon’ble Court may deem fit and allow the cost of the petition to petitioner.