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In private companies many women hold positions of power and pelf. There are women pilots, military officers, high altitude mountain climbers and other achievers. The wrong misconception, that the women are not as competent as men are, is not true and this is borne out by the the above facts. In spite of it atrocities such as rape, acid throwing, dowry killings, and forced prostitution of young girls do occur some where across India in spite of stringent laws in force. Stringent punishment ought to be given to the culprits to check on such crimes against women. Women’s rights are secured under the Constitution of India — mainly, equality, dignity, and freedom from discrimination; further, India has various statutes governing the rights of women. Justice Anna Chandy (1905-1996) of Kerala was the first female judge in India and also the first woman in India to become a high court judge February 1959).
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Justice Leila Seth had the rare distinction of becoming the first woman judge on the Delhi High Court in 1978 and the first woman to become Chief Justice of a state (Himachal Pradesh) High Court in 1991. She achieved this great honor after real struggle and the covetous post was not offered to her on a silver platter. As a determined and able woman her ascendancy to the top post in the justice department was methodical and purely on merit, despite her gender factor. She was the first woman to score highest rank in the London Bar exams of 1958.
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Married to one Premo Seth, she had three superb children, one bing Vikram Seth, a famous writer. Her great achievements can be summed as follows:
First Indian woman who held the first rank in the Bar examination of London in 1958.
First Indian woman judge at the Delhi High Court in 1978.
First Indian woman Chief Justice at the Indian High Court of the state Himachal Pradesh in 1991.
Specialist in matters related to various tax laws, etc.
A Chief Justice post of the Indian High Court is a responsible and is the highest judicial position on par with the highest rank judge in the Indian Supreme Court. He or she has responsible judicial as well as its administrative works. Chief Justice has to allocate the cases and appoint legal benches in order to manage the important matters of law, besides administrative works such as appointing court officials and supervising the Supreme Court functions and its schedules. Justice Leila Seth handled the various extra duties with meticulous care.
Off official duty at home, she was a loving and doting mom, and believed in nestling her kids like birds. Her children grew up into responsible citizens, under her affectionate care. To her, children are like flowers and ought to be nurtured with care.