Guardians and Wards Act,1890
8. Persons entitled to apply for order
An order shall not be made under the last foregoing section except on the application of –
(a) the person desirous of being, or claiming to be, the guardian of the minor; or
(b) any relative or friend of the minor; or
(c) the Collector of the district or other local area within which the minor ordinarily resides or in which he has property; or
(d) the Collector having authority with respect to the class to which the minor belongs.