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India's First Female Lawyer

She was the first woman to graduate from University of Mumbai. She was the first woman — and Indian — to attend Oxford University. She's India's first female lawyer. Who is she?

02/01/2018 2:00 AM
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  • Pipin
    02/01/2018 02:30

    Cornelia Sorabji What a personality! Fought over 600 legal battles in a time that not only was deeply unfriendly to Indians practicing law but morever to an Indian women practicing law in a colonial state.

  • Vidya S.
    02/01/2018 02:30

    She is planted in India by British

  • Rachit K.
    02/01/2018 02:45

    Then why she hadn't received bharat ratna till date... She is Awardee of Kaiser e hind but not bharat ratna... Why??

  • Arish I.
    02/01/2018 02:51

    Respect

  • Ashutosh V.
    02/01/2018 02:59

    Respect

  • Jahangir H.
    02/01/2018 03:00

    Cornela sorabji

  • Srishty T.
    02/01/2018 03:04

    Jyotee

  • Sunaina S.
    02/01/2018 03:05

    Prafulla

  • Gaurika A.
    02/01/2018 03:06

    i

  • Khushali S.
    02/01/2018 03:07

    ☺️

  • Rafeeq A.
    02/01/2018 03:11

    Proud

  • Firdous R.
    02/01/2018 03:15

    Cornelia sorabji

  • Abad P.
    02/01/2018 03:15

    Salute to Cornelia Sorabji....

  • Brahmananda B.
    02/01/2018 03:18

    Cornelia Sorabji

  • Urgen T.
    02/01/2018 03:20

    Fatima begum

  • Adnan F.
    02/01/2018 03:25

    How amazing

  • Trishala C.
    02/01/2018 03:25

    Pamchuila Fonia Gangte

  • Kshiti B.
    02/01/2018 03:28

    dekh dekh

  • Samyak R.
    02/01/2018 03:29

    🔥

  • Nasreen N.
    02/01/2018 03:33

    Yaa, so difficult time for women