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