Ms. Justice Bela M. Trivedi
Judiciary and Civil Services
Judge, Supreme Court of India
Education: Born on 10th June 1960 at Patan, North Gujarat. Did her schooling at various places as her father had a transferable judicial service. Did her B.Com., LL.B from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara.
Biography: Practised as a lawyer on Civil and Constitutional side in the High Court of Gujarat for about ten years. Was appointed directly as the Judge, City Civil and Sessions Court at Ahmedabad on 10th July 1995.It was a happy coincidence that her father was already working as the Judge, City Civil and Sessions Court when she was appointed. The Limca Book of Indian records has recorded the entry in their 1996 edition that “Father - daughter judges in the same court ".
Worked on different posts like Registrar - Vigilance in the High Court, Law Secretary in Government of Gujarat, CBI Court Judge, Special Judge, Serial Bomb Blast Matter, etc.
Elevated as the Judge of Gujarat High Court on 17th Feb 2011.
Transferred to the Rajasthan High Court where she worked since June 2011 at the Jaipur Bench till she was repatriated to the Parent High Court at Gujarat in February 2016.
Since then was working as the Judge of Gujarat High Court, till she was elevated as Judge of Supreme Court of India on 31st August, 2021.