Remedies for public nuisance
b) criminal action.
Who can sue in public nuisance ?
The attorney general in English and the advocate general ( or the collector ) in India can take an action for public nuisance.
A private individual can also sue for public nuisance if the shows that :
a) he has suffered some special damage apart from the general damage suffered by the public.
b) the injury was direct and not consequential.
c) the injury was substantial.