President, PM Condole Demise Of Justice Leila Seth

President, PM Condole Demise Of Justice Leila Seth

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari ,Prime Minister Narendra Modie and people  across the spectrum condole the death of India's first woman High Court Chief Justice Leila Seth.

President Pranab Mukherjee

In a message Justice Leila Seth's husband, Shri Prem Nath Seth, the President has said, “I am sad to learn about the passing away of Smt. Justice Leila Seth, who was the first woman Judge of Delhi High Court and first woman Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court.

Justice Leila Seth was an eminent jurist and made immense contribution to the development of jurisprudence. She will remain an inspiration for all members of legal fraternity, especially women.

Kindly accept my heartfelt condolences and convey the same to other members of your family. I pray to the Almighty to give you and your family the strength and courage to bear this irreparable loss”. [PIB]

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Vice President Hamid Ansari 

“I am deeply grieved to learn of the demise of Justice Leila Seth, former Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court.

As the first woman judge on the Delhi High Court and the first woman to become Chief Justice of a state High Court, she blazed a trail for women in the legal field. She will be long remembered for her commitment to protecting human rights in India.

I convey my sincere condolences to the bereaved members of the family and join the nation in praying for eternal peace for the departed soul.” [PIB]

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the passing away of Justice Leila Seth.

"Saddened by the passing away of Justice Leila Seth. Her remarkable contribution to the legal field will be remembered. My condolences", the Prime Minister said. [PIB]

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