In a historic move, the Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the elevation of senior advocate Saurabh Kirpal as a judge of the Delhi High Court.
A statement issued by the apex court said a decision in this regard was taken during a meeting of the Collegium on November 11.
If appointed, Kirpal will be India's first openly gay judge.
A graduate of Delhi's St Stephens College, Saurabh Kirpal pursued his undergraduate degree in law from Oxford University followed by a master's degree from Cambridge University.
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