Punjab

Jalandhar woman appointed as first judge of Supreme Court of British Columbia

Garima Behl | August 14, 2019 12:13 PM

Justice Palwinder Kaur Shergill has also received the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal in lieu of services rendered to the society.

JALANDHAR: Palvinder Kaur from Rudka Kalan has been appointed as the first judge of the Supreme Court of Columbia.

Canadian Justice Minister and Attorney General Jody Wilson Robold announced the appointment of Palvinder Kaur. In the happiness of Palvinder becoming a judge, there has been an influx of people who congratulate him at his home in Rudka Kalan.

Justice Shergill has been appointed in place of Justice Arnold Bale, who retired on 31 May 2017. She became the first artisan judge in Canadian history. By doing this, she has increased the respect of the entire Sikh community. She has previously fought several cases to protect human rights in Canada.

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