Indira Banerjee is Madras CJI

Q.  Who is the second lady judge to become CJI of Madras HC?
- Published on 04 Apr 17

a. Indira Banerjee
b. Kanta Kumar Bhatnagar
c. Shamita Das
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Indira Banerjee
Indira Banerjee is Madras CJIJustice Indira Banerjee was on 31 March 2017 appointed as the Chief Justice of Madras High Court.

Currently, she is serving as the judge of the Delhi High Court.

She succeeds Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, who was transferred to the Supreme Court in February 2017.

Following this, Justice Banerjee became the second woman to head the Madras High Court.

Justice Kanta Kumari Bhatnagar was the first lady to head the charted court in 1992.

About Indira Banerjee
  • Born in September 1957, Justice Banerjee enrolled as an advocate in 1985.
  • She practiced both in the original and appellate sides of Calcutta High Court.
  • She was appointed as permanent judge of the Calcutta High Court in February 2002.
  • She was transferred to Delhi High Court in August 2016.

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