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Nepal To Have Its First Woman Chief Justice

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Nepal is on a gender equality drive as it chooses its first woman Chief Justice, in a row of selecting women to top posts. Recently, the country got its first woman President and Speaker.

  • Sushila Karki, the senior most of the judges in the Nepal’s Supreme Court has been nominated for the top post by the judicial council chaired by the Prime Minister, K P Oli.Nepal to have first women Judge
  • She will take charge as Nepal’s first woman President Bindya Bhandari, endorses her nomination and the current chief justice, Kalyan Shreshtha retires.
  • The nation also chose Onsari Gharti Magar, a Maoist lawmaker as its first woman Speaker of Parliament

Sushila Karki

  • Born in 1952 at Morang District, Nepal
  • She completed BA (Arts) followed by Post Graduation in Political Science and Bachelor in Law by 1978.
  • AWARDS (Awarded on Different Dates)
    • Mahendra Bikram Smarak Trust (Essay on Human Rights)
    • Sambhav Kanoon Puraskar
    • Author of Gender Equality (Nepali Language)

GK :

  • Nepal’s currency: Nepalese Rupee
  • Capital: Kathmandu
  • Name of the Parliament: Rashtriya Panchayat
  • Name of the Supreme Court: Sarvochh Panchayat ( Nepali)