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On Balance

On Balance (Hardcover)

By Author : Leila Seth 

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The first woman Chief Justice of a High Court in India, the first woman Judge of the Delhi High Court, the first woman to top the Bar examinations in London: seventy-three-year-old Leila Seth has led a full life. In this autobiography, Leila talks about its joyous as well as its difficult moments. Figuring prominently are her early years of homelessness and struggle, her straying into law while in England with her husband Premo, and later practising in Patna, Calcutta and Delhi; and her happy marriage of over fifty years, including the experience of bringing up three remarkable children: writer Vikram, peace activist Shantum and film-maker Aradhana.

Also dwelt upon are her views regarding corruption, discrimination and delay in the legal system; some judgments dealing with education and with inter-personal and constitutional law; and her experiences as a member of the 15th Law Commission. There are also delightful vignettes: Premo and her turning an old mansion into a splendid home in Patna, Vikrams writing of the novel A Suitable Boy, Shantums ordination as a Buddhist teacher by Thich Nhat Hanh and Aradhanas marriage to Peter, an Austrian diplomat, and work as art director on films like Earth and Water.

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Title: On Balance
Publisher: Penguin Books India
Author: Leila Seth
Edition: Hardcover
EAN: 9780670049882
No. of Pages: 488
Publish Date: 2003-11-24
Binding: Hardcover
Category(s): Autobiography, Biography, Memoir
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