Democratic Youth Federation of India v. Union of India Reference : (Civ) 213 of 2011 Complaint date : April 25, 2011 Status : Provisional judgment Place of jurisdiction : India Plaintiffs types : Youth organizations Plaintiffs names : Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) Defendants : Union of India Lawyers : Krishnan Venugopal, Deepak Prakash, Biju Raman, K. Bineesh, Usha Nandini, Meena C.R. Case nature : Civil court Products : Insecticide, Organochlorine, Endosulfan Requests : To ban the use, sale, production and export of endosulfan throughout the whole country. Name of the Court : Supreme Court, India Jurisdiction level : Court Decision date : May 13, 2011 Decision nature : Positive Decision content : Appoint a Joint Committee to conduct a scientific study on the question whether the use of Endosulfan would cause any serious health hazard to human beings and would cause environmental pollution; pass an ad-interim order to immediate ban the production, use and sale of Endosulfan all over India and we further direct the statutory authorities to seize the permit given to the manufacturers of Endosulfan till further orders. Legal basis : National law Court Ruling : Link to the ruling Summary : The DYFI filed a writ asking the Indian Supreme Court for a nationwide ban on the organochlorine insecticide Endosulfan. On May 13, 2011, the court passed an interim order to ban endosulfan. Scientific references : No scientifice reference for this case. Related links : No related link for this case.