Saurabh Kirpal

Saurabh Kirpal may be first openly gay judge of HC if Centre accepts SC collegium's recommendation

The proposal was then approved by the apex court's collegium too. The Centre, however, had raised objections against his recommendation citing his alleged sexual orientation.

published on : 16th November 2021

Supreme Court picking Saurabh Kirpal as Delhi HC judge historic and huge, say LGBT rights activists

The news of the likely elevation of 49-year-old Saurabh Kirpal, who has spoken candidly about his gay status, was met with an emotive response from those in the gay community.

published on : 16th November 2021

This advocate is set to be India’s first openly gay High Court judge, find out more 

The controversy over his recommendation and reported objection by the Centre has been widely speculated in the judicial corridors during the last four years.

published on : 16th November 2021