Leila Seth

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Seth in 2011

Leila Seth (October 20, 1930 – May 5, 2016) was an Indian judge. She was the first woman judge on the Delhi High Court and she became the first woman to become Chief Justice of a state High Court on August 5, 1991.[1] She retired from the court on October 20, 1992. Seth was born in Lucknow, British India.

Seth died on May 5, 2017 at her home in Noida, India from cardio-respiratory arrest at the age of 86.[2]

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  • Seth, Leila. On Balance. New Delhi: Viking, 2003. ISBN 0-670-04988-3
  • Seth, Vikram. Two Lives. HarperCollins, 2005. ISBN 0-06-059966-9

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