On Thursday Madras High Court Witnessed one of its rare kind of occasion, where Husband and Wife both took Oath as High Court Judge.
Hon’ble Justice Murali Shankar Kuppuraju and Hon’ble Justice Thamilselvi T. Valayapalayam, are husband and Wife and they took oath as High Court judges.
Advocate General Vijay Narayan, in his welcome address to the new judges, said that this is the first time that a husband and wife have been sworn in as judges on the same day in the Madras High Court.
Hon’ble Justice Murali Shankar Kuppuraju, was serving as the Principal District & Sessions Judge at Tiruchi,.
Hon’ble Justice Thamilselvi T. Valayapalayam, was working as the Registrar (Judicial) at the Madurai Bench of Madras HC.
Last year, in the Punjab and Haryana High Court a Husband-Wife Couple took oath as High Court Judge. They are Justice Vivek Puri and Justice Archana Puri.
In this oath taking ceremony, 10 judicial officers, took their oath as High Court Judge. Their Names are :
- Govindarajulu Chandrasekharan
- AA Nakkiran
- Veerasamy Sivagnanam
- Ganesan Ilangovan
- Ananthi Subramanian
- Kannammal Shanmuga Sundaram
- Sathi Kumar Sukumara Kurup
- Murali Shankar Kuppuraju
- Manjula Ramaraju Nalliah
- Thamilselvi T. Valayapalayam
Watch Swearing-in Ceremony Here: