Monday, July 27, 2009

Justice Amareswari passes away

HYDERABAD: Justice Konamaneni Amareswari (71), the first woman judge of the Andhra Pradesh High Court, who has been practising as a Supreme Court advocate for last 13 years since retirement, died in New Delhi on Saturday afternoon. She is survived by a son and a daughter. The former judge was born on July 10, 1928 at Appikatla village, Bapatla mandal, Guntur district.

She obtained her M.A. Degree in Politics and History from Andhra University in 1949 and took her B.L., Degree also from the same University. Was a member of Bar Council during 1960-61. Was the Vice-President of the Indian Federation of Women Layers, (Andhra Pradesh) Branch. Was the Vice-President of A.P. High Court Advocates’ Association during 1975-76. Appointed as permanent Judge on 29-4-1978 for A.P High court.
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