Justice Leila Seth is the first Woman judge and also the first Woman Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court, a champion of gender and human rights in her days. With the Naz Foundation case of the Delhi high court sticking down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, she very movingly wrote in an article, “What makes life meaningful is love. The right that makes us human is the right to love. To criminalize the expression of that right is profoundly cruel and inhumane”. She is the mother of renowned author Vikram Seth.
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