TORTURE: ASIAN AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES | DECEMBER 2013
VOLUME 02 NUMBER 05 & 06
by LEILA SETH
My name is Leila Seth. I am eighty-three years old. I have been in a long and happy marriage of more than sixty years with my
husband Premo, and am the mother of three children. The eldest, Vikram, is a writer. The second, Shantum, is a Buddhist teacher. The third, Aradhana, is an artist and filmmaker. I love them all. My husband and I have brought them up with the values we were brought up with—honesty, courage, and sympathy for others. We know that they are hardworking and affectionate people who are trying to do some good in the world.
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Leila Seth is former Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh and the author of a memoir, On Balance. (March 2014). The article appeared in The Times of India on January 26. It had the title “A Mother and a Judge Speaks Out on Section 377.”