With Justice Shoba Annamma Eapen assuming office today, the Kerala High Court now has 7 women judges for the first time in its history. The High Court has now the following women judges: Justices Anu Sivaraman, Sophy Thomas, V Shircy, Shoba Annamma Eapen, MR Anitha, Mary Joseph and CS Sudha.
Justice Shoba Annamma Eapen who has been sworn in as the Additional Judge of Kerala High Court today was welcomed by the legal fraternity in a brief ceremony held at Chief Justice's Court. With Justice Eapen on board, the Kerala High Court has hit an all-time with 7 women judges for the first time in its history. The High Court has now 38 judges.
Justice Anna Chandy, who was the first female High Court judge in India, was from Kerala. Also, the first female judge of the Supreme Court, Justice M. Fathima Beevi, also hailed from Kerala.