Jodhpur: Advocate Aishwarya Bhati who originally hails from Jodhpur and is currently practising in the Supreme Court has been appointed senior advocate at the apex court.
She is the first woman advocate from Rajasthan, who has been given the coveted stature at the apex court.
She is among the 6 women advocates, who have been appointed as senior advocates.Sister of justice Pushpendra Singh Bhati, a judge at the principal seat of Rajasthan High Court in Jodhpur, Aishwarya is currently an additional advocate general (AAG) for UP government in the Supreme Court.
She has done LLM.
She has been elected twice as honorary secretary of the Supreme Court Bar Association in 2013 and 2014 and was adjudged as the best student advocate of the country in an All India Moot Court competition organized by the Campus Law Centre of Delhi University in 1998.Having argued many cases of national importance in her 20-year-long career like constitutional validity of Aadhaar card, constitutional validity of Muslim religious practices of Muslim Personal Law, equal rights for women officers in Air Force and right of women in Short Service Commission etc., Bhati said success in litigation was not about how much money one makes but it is about how much difference one makes in people’s lives.