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Justice Manjula Chellur takes oath as Chairperson of Appellate Tribunal: Details



Justice Manjula Chellur takes oath as Chairperson of Appellate Tribunal: Details, Profile, About

Justice Manjula Chellur took oath as Chairperson of Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (ATE), Ministry of Power.

Justice Manjula Chellur earlier to this appointment, she was Chief Justice of Bombay High Court. She has been appointed for a period of 3 years or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

Justice Manjula Chellur was born on 5th December 1955 in Karnataka. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Allum Sunmangalamma Women’s College, Bellary. Later she had earned her law degree from Renukacharya Law College, Bangalore.

In 1977, Supreme Court of India had sponsored Justice Manjula Chellur on Gender & Law fellowship to England’s University of Warwick.

Justice Manjula Chellur was first woman Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court. She also served as Chief Justice of Kerala High Court and first female judge of Karnataka High Court.

Justice Manjula Chellur was also the second woman to be appointed as Chief Justice of Bombay High Court in 2016 and retired in December 2017.



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