Cuttack, Jan 24: Senior woman lawyer Savitri Ratho will be appointed as a judge of the Orissa High Court.
The Supreme Court Collegium on January 22 approved a proposal for the elevation of the senior lawyer.
She will be the third woman judge of the Orissa High Court after Amiya Kumari Padhi and Sanju Panda.
Currently, she is posted as Additional Government Advocate of the state government.
She is daughter of former Director General of Police (DGP) Prafulla Rath.