Justice BV Nagarathna Might Become First Woman Chief Justice Of India

27th Aug,2021

Justice BV Nagarathna Might Become First Woman Chief Justice Of India

The long wait for the first female Chief Justice of India may discover an end with Justice B V Nagarathna, who is in the line to turn into the CJI in September 2027 according to the status list. Her residency as the CJI will be intended for just 36 days, if arrangements go according to the position turn. Equity Nagarathna, little girl of previous Chief Justice of India ES Venkataramiah, was enlisted to the Bangalore Bar in 1987. She was designated as an Additional Judge of the High Court of Karnataka on 18-2-2008 and long-lasting Judge on 17-02-2010.

During her stint as a judge of the Karnataka High Court, she has spearheaded the reason for social government assistance, guaranteed the right to schooling for kids and ensured the privileges of the minimized. These are separated from her striking decisions deciphering the law in complex issues identifying with organizations act, common prosecution and criminal preliminaries.

Call made for law to protect children in illegitimate marriage-

She has been instrumental in maintaining and ensuring the privileges of kids. In her judgment dated June 24, 2021, on account of K Santosha And The Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited she made an appeal to the Parliament to change the law to secure the privileges of youngsters conceived out of an ill-conceived marriage. "Obviously, it is for the Parliament to enact on the conferment of authenticity on youngsters conceived out of the void or voidable relationships under the individual law other than the Hindu Marriage Act and the Special Marriage Act. Yet, for the restricted reason for this case, we find that kids conceived out of void and voidable relationships under other individual laws, where there is no arrangement for conferment of authenticity, should likewise have equivalent assurance of the law by treating them comparable to kids conceived out of void and voidable relationships under the Hindu Marriage Act or the Special Marriage Act, 1954, to the extent that the arrangement on humane premise is concerned",

the judgment expressed. She had added "No youngster is brought into the world in this world without a dad and a mother. A child has plays no part to play in his/her introduction to the world. Hence, law ought to perceive the way that there might be ill-conceived guardians, however no ill-conceived kids".