Locus standi of an MLA - Illegal Migrants (Determination by Tribunals) Act, 1983 - Challenging vires of the Act - Maintainable.

Enactment having disastrous effect of giving shelter and protection to foreign nationals who have illegally transgrassed international border and are residing in India . Any citizen is entitled to bring to the notice of the court by filing a writ petition. Petition by MLA cannot be rejected on ground that he is trying to achieve a purpose which his party could not achieve politically. [ Sarbananda Sonowal vs Union of India. 2005 AIRSCW 3391. Arijit Pasayat & S.H.Kapadia (JJ)]