May 23, 2020/Kathmandu-
First female justice of Supreme Court Sushila Singh Shilu has passed away.
Singh was 81 years old and breathed her last in Mediciti Hospital, on Friday.
Born and brought up in Kathmandu, she served at Apex court from 2001 to 2006.
She suffered heart and kidney related ailments.
She made a fame in her legal career at a time Nepal’s legal system was totally male dominated.
She is survived by her husband Prof Manik Lal Shrestha and two sons.