Suman Kumari

Jan. 30, 2019

• Suman Kumari has become the first Hindu woman to be appointed as a civil judge in Pakistan.

  • Kumari, who hails from Qambar-Shahdadkot in Sindh province, will serve in her native district.

  • The country’s first judge from the Hindu community was Justice Rana Bhagwandas, who served as the acting Chief Justice for brief periods between 2005 and 2007.

  • Last year, Mahesh Kumar Malani became the first non-Muslim to be elected on a general seat in the National Assembly while a Thari woman, Krishna Kumari, was elected in Pakistan’s Senate elections.

Source : The Hindu