Kannadiga Manjula to be second woman Chief Justice of Bombay HC

Kannadiga Manjula to be second woman Chief Justice of Bombay HC

Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2016-08-11 21:49 Bengaluru: The first woman Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court, Manjula Chellur, will be the new Chief Justice of Bombay High Court, according to an official announcement on Thursday. She will become only the second woman Chief Justice in the 154-year-old history of Bombay High Court which was inaugurated on August 14, 1862 and will celebrate its 155th anniversary on Sunday. Chief Justice Chellur, 60, will take charge of her new assignment later this month. Bombay High Court has three benches - in Aurangabad, Nagpur and Goa besides jurisdiction over the Union Territories of Dadra