Goa Assembly congratulates state`s first woman HC judge

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 15:41

Panaji: The Goa legislative assembly on Tuesday congratulated former district and sessions judge Anuja Prabhudessai for her elevation as Goa`s first woman high court judge.

Prabhudessai was in the news some time back for rejecting former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal`s anticipatory bail plea after a prolonged hearing Nov 30.
Speaking during the congratulatory motion, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that Prabhudessai was known as a "strong and law-minded" judge and also for her impartiality.

"She deserves promotion and I congratulate her for being the first lady (high court) judge from Goa...She has the quality of being impartial," Parrikar said.

IANS

First Published: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 15:41

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