Woman Judge of Supreme Court of India

This is a list of women judges of the Supreme Court of India, the highest court of the Republic of India. The list is ordered chronologically. Justice Fathima Beevi, the first woman in the court, was appointed on 6 October 1989. Since then the court has had 10 more women justices. At present, out of 29 judges (including the Chief Justice of India) in the court, there is 1 sitting woman judge.

List of Women Judges of Supreme Court of India:

1. First woman judge of the Supreme Court of India

  • Name: Fatima Beevi
  • Date of Appointed: 6 October 1989
  • Date of Retirement: 29 April 1992
  • Before being appointed as a Supreme Court judge: Judge of the Kerala High Court

2. Second woman judge of the Supreme Court of India

  • Name: Sujata Manohar
  • Date of Appointed: 6 October 1989
  • Date of Retirement: 27 August 1999
  • Before being appointed as a Supreme Court judge: Chief Justice of Kerala High Court

3. Third woman judge of the Supreme Court of India

  • Name: Ruma Pal
  • Date of Appointed: 28 Jan 2000
  • Date of Retirement: 02 June 2006
  • Before being appointed as a Supreme Court judge: Judge of the Calcutta High Court

4. Fourth woman judge of the Supreme Court of India

  • Name: Gyan Sudha Mishra
  • Joined: 30 April 2010
  • Date of Retirement: 27 April 2014
  • Before being appointed as a Supreme Court judge: Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court

5. Sixth woman judge of the Supreme Court of India

  • Name: Ranjana Desai
  • Joined Date: 13 September 2011
  • Date of Retirement: 29 October 2014
  • Before being appointed as a Supreme Court judge: Judge of the Bombay High Court

6. Fifth woman judge of the Supreme Court of India

  • Name: R. Banumathi
  • Joined Date: 13 August 2014
  • Date of Retirement: 19 July 2020
  • Before being appointed as a Supreme Court judge: Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court

7. Seventh woman judge of the Supreme Court of India

  • Name: Indu Malhotra
  • Date of Appointed: 27 April 2018
  • Date of Retirement: 13 March 2021
  • Prior to being appointed as a Supreme Court judge: Member of the High Level Committee (HLC) in the Ministry of Law and Justice

8. Eighth woman judge of the Supreme Court of India

  • Name:  Indira Banerjee
  • Date of Appointed:  7 August 2018
  • Date of Retirement:  23 September 2022
  • Before being appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court: Senior Justice

9. Ninth woman judge of the Supreme Court of India

  • Name:  Hima Kohli
  • Joining Date:  31 August 2021
  • Date of Retirement:  1 September 2024
  • Before being appointed as a Supreme Court judge: An Additional Judge in the Delhi High Court

10. Tenth woman judge of the Supreme Court of India

  • Name:  B.V. Nagaratna
  • Joining Date:  31 August 2021
  • Date of Retirement:  29 October 2027
  • Before being appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court: Judge of the Karnataka High Court

11. Eleventh woman judge of the Supreme Court of India

  • Name:  Bela Trivedi
  • Date of Appointed: 31 August 2021
  • Date of Retirement:  9 June 2025
  • Before being appointed as a Supreme Court judge: Judge of the Supreme Court of India

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