Only 80 of 1,113 SC, HC Judges are women: Justice Lalitha Kanneganti

Justice Kanneganti made this observation during the second lecture of Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Lecture Series titled "The ‘SHE’ of the Indian Legal System” organised by the Akhil Bharatiya Adhivakta Parishad.
Only 80 of 1,113 SC, HC Judges are women: Justice Lalitha Kanneganti
The ‘SHE’ of the Indian Legal System

Only 80 of the 1,113 judges in the Supreme Court and High Courts are women, Andhra Pradesh (AP) High Court judge, Justice Lalitha Kanneganti said on Saturday lamenting about the "disappointing" representation of women in the higher judiciary.

Justice Kanneganti, who was appointed judge of the AP High Court in May 2020, underlined the need to have more women in legislature and judiciary stating that the same is required to augment the quality of legislation and adjudication.

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