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Indian-American woman appointed interim civil court judge in US

Indian-American Deepa Ambekar has been appointed as the interim judge to a US civil court of New York City.

She has become the second Indian-American woman judge in the city after Chennai-born Raja Rajeswari.

A statement from the New York City Mayor’s office said, 41-year-old Ambekar is appointed to the Civil Court though she will be serving in the Criminal Court.

Ms Ambekar previously worked for three years with the New York City Council.

Source: AIR