Justice Gorla Rohini was on Monday administered the oath of office as the first woman chief justice of the Delhi High Court.
Justice Rohini, 58, who hails from Visakhapatnam suceeds Justice N V Ramana, who had vacated the position in February following his elevation to the Supreme Court.
The former Andhra Pradesh High Court judge was administered the oath of office and allegiance by Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung.
- Varun Gandhi Under Attack Over Defence Deals: Here’s How
- This Diwali, Let Blind Students Brighten Up your Homes With Candles & Diyas
- CBI Files Supplementary Chargesheet In Sheena Bora Murder Case
- Soha Ali Khan And Vir Das Starrer 31st October Audience Reaction
- Sahara Chief Subrata Roy’s Parole Extended Till November 28
- Simple Tips To Secure Your Debit Card From Fraudsters
- New Zealand & India Team Being Welcomed In Chandigarh
- Mumbai Call Centre Scam: All You Need To Know
- Jammu Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Appeals To Police: Here’s What She Said
- Shocker From Ahmedabad: Find Out What Happened
- Bigg Boss 10 Day 3 Review: Celebs Fail To Do Well in First Task
- Airtel Offers 10GB Data At Rs 259 For New 4G Smartphone Users
- Aamir Khan Starrer Dangal’s Trailer Launched: First Impressions
- TMC Supporters Attack BJP Leader Babul Supriyo
- Sri Lankan Navy Apprehends 20 Indian Fishermen
“This symbolises women’s empowerment and of course we need many more role models like her who can inspire young girls across the country to aspire for top positions in all walks of life,” Jung said.
Justice Rohini will be the 10th woman judge of the 40 judges in the Delhi high court.
Born in 1955, Justice Rohini studied at the Osmania University in Hyderabad and then at the College of Law, Andhra University in Visakhapatnam.
She enrolled as an advocate in December 1980. She was appointed a government pleader in the high court in 1995. She was appointed additional judge in 2001 and made a permanent judge in 2002.