Nepal To Have Its First Woman Chief Justice

Nepal is one step ahead of India when it comes to women’s emancipation. The Himalayan nation will have an alumnus of India’s Banaras Hindu University as its first woman chief justice on April 13.

A meeting of the Judicial Council on March 14 recommended Sushila Karki, the seniormost judge in Nepal’s Supreme Court, as the next chief justice.The Judicial Council decided to forward her name to the Constitutional Council headed by the prime minister which is responsible for approving the head of the judiciary.

Extra info:

  • Nepal’s record in women’s empowerment was commended even by India’s Chief Justice T S Thakar.
  • Nepal’s constitution came into effect only September 15, 2015 whereas India became a republic 66 years ago, Justice Thakar noted at the seminar organized by Citizen’s Rights Trust.

So lets do:
Who is the Chief justice of India?
Who is the prime minister of Nepal?
Who is the as first woman chief justice of Nepal?

Source – The Hindu


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