Indu Malhotra Becomes 1st Woman Lawyer Directly Appointed for SC Judgeship

The Supreme Court collegium has recommended the name of senior advocate Indu Malhotra as the first woman lawyer to be directly appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of India.

She will be the seventh woman judge since independence to make it to the Supreme Court. At present, Justice R Banumathi is the lone woman judge in the apex court.

Static/Current Takeaways Important for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 Exam-
  • The first woman to be appointed as a judge of the apex court since independence was Justice M Fathima Beevi in 1989.
Source- DD News

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