Born in 1905 and raised in Trivandrum. After obtaining a post-graduate degree in 1926, she then became the first woman in her state to get a law degree.
First female judge to be appointed to the Supreme Court of India (1989). She is the first woman judge of a Supreme Court of a nation in Asia and has served as the Governor in Tamil Nadu.
Chief Justice of Bombay High Court. She was the first woman Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court, was the Chief Justice of Kerala High Court and the first female judge of the Karnataka High Court.
Former judge of the Kerala High Court from 1974 to 1982. She is the second woman in India to be a judge of a High Court. She was active in freedom struggle during the period 1940-44.
She was a judge and then Chief Justice in the high court from 1991 to 2001.She was the Chief Justice from 2000 to 2001. She was the first woman to join the high court from the bar and to become a Chief Justice.