January 29, 2022

Indira Jaising Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : January 18, 2020

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Short Biography

Indira Jaising was born on 03-06-1940 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. She is an Indian Advocate, Lawyer, Scholar, Educational Theorist, Educators, Scientist & Activist.


Indira Jaising Complete Bio & Career

Indira Jaising was born and raised in Mumbai. After completing her school education in Mumbai, she went to Bangalore and obtained her B.A. degree. She then enrolled at the Mumbai University and obtained her L.L.M. degree.  She got married to lawyer Anand Grover and together the couple founded an NGO named Lawyers Collective. Through this NGO they advocated the rights for women. She also became the first women who became a senior advocate at Bombay High Court. 
 
The main objective of her legal career was to fight for human rights and fights for women rights. She has fought various famous cases such as the famous case of Mary Roy. She also represented victims of Bhopal Gas tragedy in the Supreme Court and fought for their compensation. She also challenged the Indian Divorce Act in the High Court of Kerala and thereby enabled Christian women to file divorce on the ground of cruelty. She also challenged the procedure for designating senior advocates in the Supreme Court.
 
She has also become a subject of controversy on various occasions. In January 2020, she made a statement that Nirbhaya’s mother should forgive her daughter’s rapist and that embarked a lot of controversy. She was heavily criticized for her statement. In her illustrious career, she has fought numerous high profile cases and has also won most of them.

Honours & Awards

AWARD NAME AWARD CATEGORY RECEIPT YEAR RECEIPT FIELD
Padma Shri Civilian Award 2005 Arts

Indira Jaising Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She is married to Anand Grover.

Husband Anand Grover

Life's Important Dates Of Indira Jaising

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address New Delhi, India
School N/A
College Bangalore University, Bangalore
Mumbai University, Mumbai
Qualification L.L.M.
Hobbies Reading Books
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A

Favourites

Favorite Color White
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Sonia Gandhi

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Indira Jaising

  • Her feminism and strong personality endeared her to Sonia Gandhi and in 2009, she became the first woman to be appointed Additional Solicitor General of India.
  • She argued several cases relating to discrimination against women.
  • She is also a keen environmentalist.

Indira Jaising Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

81 years, 7months, 26 days old age Indira Jaising will turn 82 on 03 June, 2022. Only 4 months, 4 days, 19 hours,15 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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