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List of notable or famous judges from India, with bios and photos, including the top judges born in India and even some popular judges who immigrated to India. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Indian judges then this list is the perfect resource for you. These judges are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known judge from India is included when available.

List people range from Mahadev Govind Ranade to Kashinath Trimbak Telang. Featuring Chief Justices and more, this list has it all. 

This historic judges from India list can help answer the questions "Who are some Indian judges of note?" and "Who are the most famous judges from India?" These prominent judges of India may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Indian judges.

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Aziz Mushabber Ahmadi

Aziz Mushabber Ahmadi was the 26th Chief Justice of India. After serving as a judge in the Gujarat High Court, Ahmadi was appointed judge to the Supreme Court in 1988. He was then elevated to the post of Chief Justice, and served from 1994–1997. Today, he serves as Chancellor at the Aligarh Muslim ...more

Age: 83

Birthplace: Surat, India

Profession: Judge


Abhay Thipsay

Justice Abhay Mahadeo Thipsay is a Judge at the Bombay High Court. He decided the Best Bakery case in Mumbai. ...more

Profession: Judge


Adarsh Sein Anand

Adarsh Sein Anand was the 29th Chief Justice of India, serving from 10 October 1998 to 31 October 2001. Anand completed his studies in Jammu, Lucknow University, and University College London, and enrolled as an Advocate at the Bar Council on 9 November 1964. Having practised in Criminal Law, ...more

Age: 79

Profession: Judge


Anna Chandy

Justice Anna Chandy was the first female judge in India and also the first woman in India to become a high court judge. Anna Chandy was born in 1905 and raised in Trivandrum. She was a Syrian Christian. After obtaining a post-graduate degree in 1926, she then became the first woman in her state to ...more

Age: Died at 91 (1905-1996)

Birthplace: Kingdom of Travancore, India

Profession: Judge