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Advocate madhavi Divan appointed Additional Solicitor General in Supreme Court
Advocate Madhavi Divan has been named Additional Solicitor General (ASG) in the Supreme Court. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has affirmed the arrangement and Divan will hold office till June 30, 2020.
With her arrangement, Divan turns out to be just the third lady to wind up an ASG in the Supreme Court. The primary individual to be so designated was Senior Advocate Indira Jaising while the second was Senior Advocate Pinky Anand who is as of now officeholder.
Divan is one of the candidates for a Senior outfit in the Supreme court. She would be the main legal advisor who is certainly not a Senior Advocate in the present cluster of law officers in the Supreme Court.
Divan got a degree in English at St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, and afterward proceeded to seek after law at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge, UK. In the wake of beginning her training at the Bombay High Court, Divan moved to the Supreme Court, where she has spoken to two state governments – Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. She is additionally a cultivated creator.
Prior, PS Narasimha and Maninder Singh had surrendered as ASG leaving the Center's lawful group in Supreme Court drained. Both Narasimha and Singh had filled in as ASG for more than four years.