Sunday 7 May 2017

Justice Leila Seth, First Woman Judge Of Delhi High Court, Dies At 86

Justice-Leila-Seth,-First Woman Judge Of Delhi High Court, Dies At 86

Justice Leila Seth, the first woman judge of the Delhi High Court, died at the age of 86 on Friday night in Uttar Pradesh's Noida region. She is survived(बच जाना) by her husband, two sons and a daughter.  "Justice Leila Seth passed away on Friday night around 10.30 pm after suffering a cardio-respiratory attack," a family member told news agency IANS today.   "About three weeks ago, she had fallen down and fractured (खंडित) her hip. She had undergone a surgery at Apollo Hospital and was discharged a week ago," her son, Shantum, was quoted by news agency PTI. Born in 1930 in Lucknow, Ms Seth had many accomplishments to her name. In 1958, she became the first woman to top the London Bar examinations. The very next year, she graduated as an officer of the Indian Administrative Services. Not only did she become the first female judge of the Delhi High Court, but she also became the first woman Chief Justice of a state High Court in 1991. She retired(अवकाश प्राप्त) as Chief Justice of the High Court of Himachal Pradesh in 1992. 

However, Justice Seth was also a member of various enquiry commissions, including those responsible for studying the effects of the popular television show 'Shaktiman' on children, as well as a one-member commission to investigate(छान - बीन करना)  the death of businessman Rajan Pillai in 1995. 

She was an active member of the Law Commission of India from 1997 to 2000. The amendments to the Hindu Succession Act, which gave equal property rights to daughters, was introduced during this time.

She was also part of a committee, along with former Chief Justice JS Verma, which suggested amendments to laws concerning(विषय में) rape and sexual crimes following the Nirbhaya gangrape incident. 

Ms Seth is also the mother of bestselling author Vikram Seth. 

Justice Leila Seth

Ms Seth became the first woman to top the London Bar examinations in 1958.
She was became the first woman Chief Justice of state High Court in 1991
She suffered a cardio-respiratory attack, said family members.

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25. First Woman Air Vice Marshal
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27. First Woman Chairman Of Upsc
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28. First Woman Chairperson Of Indian Airlines
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29. First Woman To Receive Jnanpeeth Award
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31. First Indian Woman To Receive Nobel Prize
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38. First Indian Woman To Become Miss World
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53. First Deputy Governor Of Reserve Bank Of India?
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56. First Woman Foreign Minister
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