Indira Banerjee

With the rise of Madras High Court Chief Justice Indira Banerjee as the Supreme Court judge, the peak court has made another record in the Indian legal history. Out of the blue, the best court will have three sitting lady judges, that incorporates Justices R Bhanumathi and Indu Malhotra — the most lady judges the zenith court has had.

On Friday, the President of India selected Justice Indira Banerjee, Orissa HC CJ Vineet Saran and Uttarakhand HC CJ K M Joseph as judges of the Supreme Court.

Equity Banerjee would turn into the eighth lady judge ever of Supreme Court. She succeeds any semblance of Fathima Beevi, Sujata V. Manohar, Ruma Pal and Gyan Sudha Misra and Ranjana Prakash Desai.


Banerjee, who is a former student of the Kolkata’s Presidency College, began her profession in the legal as a legal advisor. Hoisted from the bar, she was straightforwardly selected as the perpetual judge of Calcutta HC on February 5, 2002. She is two years and eight months higher ranking than Justice Joseph.

Equity Banerjee is right now the senior most judge from Calcutta and was named as the CJ of Madras HC on March 5, 2017. She turns 61 in September and will serve in the pinnacle court for roughly four years. With her arrangement to the SC, the Calcutta HC will have a portrayal in the peak court. Equity A K Ganguly was the last judge of SC, from the Calcutta HC.

At the exhibit, the SC has 22 judges. With Friday’s arrangements, it will have six opportunities. The arrangements finished the half-year-long standoff between the legal and the official over the rise of Justice Joseph. The SC collegium, headed by CJI Dipak Misra, had on January 10, prescribed the rise of Justice Joseph alongside senior backer Indu Malhotra. Nonetheless, the administration while consenting to the rise of Malhotra, restored the Joseph suggestion on April 26. The collegium had emphasized his name for the post on July 16.

Then, Justice Geeta Mittal was designated as the Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, turning into the principal lady judge in the history to head it

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