Patna High Court recalls legacy of Justice Leila Seth
The Patna High Court today paid tribute to Justice Leila Seth, who spent 10 years here as a barrister in the initial phase of her trailblazing career, and recalled her contributions to the legal field. Chief Justice Rajendra Menon presided over a full court condolence meet that last about 30 minutes in the chief justice's courtroom.
"As per the traditions of a full court reference, all the judges and lawyers gathered to pay tribute to her and recalled her career in the Patna High Court. Representatives of all the lawyer associations read out obituary messages and finally the chief justice made his speech," K D Chatterji, an advocate, said.
"A two-minute silence was then observed and after that the court was closed for the remainder of the day. The bereaved family will receive a copy of the proceedings," he said. On May 9, the Himachal Pradesh High Court had observed a full court Reference in memory of Seth, who died on May 5 at her residence in Noida.