For The First Time In 125 Years, Madras High Court To Have 11 Women Judges

The Logical Indian Crew

November 29th, 2017

Madras High Court

Courtesy: Live Law | Image Credit: Live Law

“[W]hen I’m sometimes asked when will there be enough [women on the supreme court]? And I say ‘When there are nine.’ People are shocked. But there’d been nine men, and nobody’s ever raised a question about that.

-Ruth Ginsberg in an interview with 10th Circuit Bench & Bar Conference at the University of Colorado in Boulder. 


On 28 November, President of India appointed four more women judges in the Madras High Court taking the number of women judges to a commendable 11.

This is probably the first time in the 125 years history of Madras High Court that eleven women Judges are going to adorn the Court simultaneously.This might also be the time when four women will sworn as the judges at the same time.

Ms. S. Ramathilagam, Ms. R. Tharani, Ms. R. Hemalatha and T.Krishnavalli have been appointed as Additional Judges of the Court.

Currently, the High Court has seven women Judges, including Chief Justice Indira Banerjee.

The other women judges at the Court are Dr. Justice S. Vimala, Justice Pushpa Sathyanarayana, Justice V.M. Velumani, Justice J. Nisha Banu, Justice Anita Sumanth and Justice V. Bhavani Subbaroyan.

The Logical Indian welcomes the move by the President of India on account of which the High Court of Madras will now have 11 women judges. This is a historic move that is sure to work as inspiration to many more women out there.

 

Share your thoughts..

Propelled by

VOLVO

Make Your City Safe

Related Stories

Supreme Court Dismisses PIL Seeking Independent Probe Into Justice Loya’s Death

“Life & Existence Of SC Under Threat”, SC Judge Writes To CJI As Centre Sits On Collegium’s Recommendation

CJI

CJI Introduces New Roster System In Supreme Court And Makes It Public For The First Time

Constitutional Bench

SC Sets Up 5-Judge Constitution Bench To Hear On 7 Crucial Cases: Aadhaar, Section 377; Four ‘Rebel’ Judges Excluded

Justice Chelameswar

Know About Justice Chelameswar, Who Appealed To The Nation Today To Save The Judiciary

Supreme Court

1st Time In History: 4 Supreme Court Judges Question The Way The Top Court Is Functioning

Latest on The Logical Indian

Exclusive

Crusade Against Addiction & Illiteracy; This Mumbai Teacher Is Helping Adivasi Kids Attend School

News

Gujarat Govt To Conduct 41 “Yajnas” On Taxpayers’s Money To Appease Rain God

Fact Check

Fake WhatsApp Forwards About Nipah Virus Creates Panic In Kerala, Govt Warns Legal Action

News

26-Yr-Old Beaten To Death In Bengaluru Over Suspicion Of Being A Kidnapper, Seven Arrested

News

Wifi On Flights And Easier Refund Rules; Civil Aviation Ministry Draft Passenger Charter

News

NCRB Invites Tender To Prepare Sexual Offender Database Like In US, Know What It Is