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Pinky Anand appointed ASG

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Senior Advocate Pinky Anand has been appointed Additional Solicitor-General in the Supreme Court and she assumed office on Wednesday.

She is the second woman lawyer to be appointed ASG after senior advocate Indira Jaising demitted office following the change of government at the Centre.

Ms. Anand is an expert in the field of Constitutional Law, Property, Private International Law, Family Law, Environmental and Corporate Law with over 25 years of experience. She is the head of All-India Legal Cell (BJP) and former Additional Advocate-General of Uttarakhand. The Centre is also considering appointment of two Additional Advocates General to the Madras High Court to represent the Centre for the southern region.

Contenders for this include Bar Council Member S. Prabhakaran, senior advocates N.R. Chandran, G. Rajagopalan and former Karnataka Advocate-General Uday Holla.

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