What are public interest pressure groups? Describe their functioning.
Public interest groups are those that promote collective rather than selective interests.
Their functions is as follows:
- It aims to help groups other than their own members.
- They represent some common interest that needs to be defended.
- The members of the organisation may not benefit from the cause that the organisation represents. For example, A group fighting against bonded labour fights not for itself but for those who are suffering under such bondage.
- For example, BAMCEF